Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£47,154 to £52,936 a year per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Eating Disorders
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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South West London and St Georges / South London and Maudsley’ Adult Eating Disorders Community service, is one of two specialist eating disorders community services within the South London Partnerships’ (SLP) Adult Eating Disorder Provider Collaborative , providing specialist eating disorders care. The SLP is a collaboration between South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust. The Partnership brings together clinical and service user expertise, working to improve quality, use resources most effectively, and deliver best practice consistently to the service users and families across South London.

Both community services within the SLP are recruiting a number of multidisciplinary roles for an innovative new Enhanced Treatment Team for south London . This Enhanced Treatment Team will work closely with the SLP Single Point of Referral to provide an alternative to inpatient care and will provide support to service users and their families in their own home. The teams will be working across the whole of south London to deliver this innovative approach which enables people to access sericves swiftly , potentially avoid admission and to receive care near to home for time limited periods where required.

We also welcome international candidates.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide appropriate therapy as part of a multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment plan.
  • To be responsible for implementing a range of group work interventions focusing on life skills training, motivational and creative activities, systemic, psychological, and psychotherapeutic interventions for individual patients, and carers, families and groups.
  • To be responsible for recording clinical work and communicating, both orally and in writing, in a skilled and constructive manner highly complex or distressing information, for example regarding the experience and effects of anorexia and other severe eating disorders.
  • Supporting the team with complex cases and jointly visiting patients in their home or in the community to offer senior support.
  • To work in close liaison with other services including health and social care, acute hospitals, services across the ED pathway and within the provider collaborative.
  • To work collaboratively with the ANP for SLAM Enhanced Treatment Team
  • To work closely with patients and their carers, offering family interventions, support, and guidance.
  • To act as care coordinator, taking responsibility for initiating planning and review of care plans.
  • To be a clinical expert in the field of Eating Disorders, supporting junior staff with clinician decision making and acting as a point of escalation.


About us

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants


Job description Job responsibilities

  • To be responsible for managing and prioritizing own client workload of adults with complex and severe anorexia nervosa.


  • To provide appropriate therapy aspart of a multi-disciplinary assessment andtreatment plan.


  • To be responsible for implementing a range of group work interventions focusing on life skills training, motivational and creative activities, systemic, psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions for individual patients, and carers, families and groups.


  • To be responsible for recording clinical work and communicating, both orally and in writing, in a skilled and constructive manner highly complex or distressing information, for example regarding the experience and effects of anorexia and other severe eating disorders.


  • Supporting the team with complex cases and jointly visiting patients to offer senior support.


  • To work in close liaison with other services including health and social care, acute hospitals, services across the ED pathway and within the provider collaborative.


  • To work collaboratively with the ANP for SLAM Enhanced treatment team


  • To work closely with patients and their carers, offering family interventions, support, and guidance.


  • To act as care coordinator, taking responsibility for initiating planning and review of care plans


  • To be a clinical expert in the field of Eating Disorders, supporting junior staff with clinician decision making and acting as a point of escalation.


Person Specification Training & Qualification Essential
  • First degree in mental health nursing
  • Professional registration with NMC
  • Evidence of relevant professional development
Desirable
  • Further post registration training in child and adolescent mental health
  • Supervision training
  • An appropriate professional qualification to supervise students in training. (e.g. ENB 998 or Practice Teacher Award)
  • A postgraduate qualification in a therapeutic modality relevant to child mental health.
Experience Essential
  • Significant post qualification experience
  • Significant experience of working with eating disorders
  • Significant experience of working with adolescents with mental health difficulties
  • Clinical risk assessment and management of vulnerable client groups
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience of developing services and influencing and managing a change process
Desirable
  • Experience of Racial Awareness/Diversity Training
  • Conducting service evaluations
  • Working collaboratively with service users and/or carers to develop services
Knowledge & Skills Essential
  • Knowledge of current child mental health guidance and legislation
  • Ability to co-ordinate and deliver a day programme
  • Ability to plan and develop local policy and procedure
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Mental Health Act.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity to minority and ethnic groups
Desirable
  • Database skills


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