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Eating Disorders Nurse

Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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RISE, the mental health and wellbeing service for children and young people across Coventry and Warwickshire are looking for Nurses to join the eating disorder and Home Intervention Service. The Eating Disorder Team has seen significant growth and now have a Home Treatment offer. Care will be delivered in our clinics and young people's homes. We are seeking applicants to Nurse posts to support with the delivery of this service.

Main duties of the job

The Eating Disorder Team offer specialised Eating Disorder Intervention and care to Children and Young People across Coventry and Warwickshire.

The Home Treatment offer will primarily support young people around mealtimes and will be guided by their family, tailoring help to fit around their life and needs. Supporting loved ones to understand the eating disorder and techniques they can use to manage difficulties around meals will be central to the team's work. Building trust and relationships with young people and their families will therefore be critical for the staff involved.

There has been a major growth and investment in RISE's eating disorder service and due to this we need passionate, dedicated people to join us!

The team will be based in Coventry and travel expenses will be covered. Given the flexible nature of the new service, the opportunity of flexibility for team members will be embedded in the roles

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for further information and detail regarding the post for a Band 6 Nurse in the Eating Disorders service for children and young people.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of Equal Opportunities
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of policies and procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply problem solving skills to a variety of situations


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience in an inpatient or community mental health setting
  • Developed specialist mental health knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of working with people with eating disorders


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Wood End healthcare centre

67a Deedmore Road

Coventry

CV2 1XA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-6308411A-CG

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