CAMHS Eating Disorder Nurse

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Port Talbot
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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To work with the specialist nurse to provide on-going assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care, ensuring the maintenance of clinical records. Also, to be responsible for developing plans of action, in conjunction with Specialist Nurse.

To work with the Specialist Nurse in the management of a case load, working closely with the multi-disciplinary team, patient, family and any other agencies.

To work at times within the community setting, involving close family members where required, with an aim to promote positive change within the family.

To attend and contribute to core groups, review meetings, child protection meetings and any other clinical forums requiring key-worker involvement.

To provide accurate reports for such meetings ensuring patient involvement where required.

To work with patients and families who are potentially hostile. To possess excellent communication skills in order to defuse and contain situations as they arise.

To participate in teaching programmes for nursing students and other members of staff when required.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be working closely with colleagues in the CAMHS Eating Disorder Team, multi-disciplinary team and wider services to help children, young people, families and carers to address mental health issues and the resulting effects for them.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450, 000 people living in the Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil ad Rhondda Cynon Taf area. CTM UHB is also commissioned to provide CAMHS services to the Swansea Bay and Neath Port Talbot geographical area.

We live and work to our core values :

We listen, learn, and improve.

We treat everyone with respect.

We all work together as one team.

We are a proud employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only the lifeblood of our organisation but also of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description Job responsibilities

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Experience
  • Skills
  • Qualifications
  • Experience
  • Skills
Knowledge Essential
  • CAMHS knowledge
  • Eating Disorder Knowledge

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