Southampton CAMHS have an exciting opportunity opening for the role of a Band 7 Specialist Mental Health Practitioner working within their Eating Disorders pathway. You will be part of a wider multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality interventions to children, young people and their families presenting with a range of mental health difficulties with dedicated time for working in our Eating Disorder service.
The successful applicant will be working alongside the lead Consultant Psychiatrist, nurses, therapists, and support worker to deliver bespoke care packages according to need. This will include a combination of clinic work and home visiting as well and building strong relationships with local tier 4 providers to ensure consistency of care for those young people requiring periods of hospital admission. In addition you will be managing staff within the Eating disorders pathway providing line management and clinical supervision.
You will work alongside young people and their families to deliver outstanding care and helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. You will be expected to help practically, supervising mealtimes in a variety of environments, liaising with schools/ colleges and families, offering psychoeducation around food, eating disorders and managing emotions.
The CAMHS team is a strong and supportive team and has excellent structures to offer regular supervision. This is a great opportunity to join our team in Solent NHS Trust Children & Families Service line to support in the delivery of high-quality children’s mental health services. We are looking for exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience for children and their families.
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