Specialist Practitioner Eating Disorders

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Eating Disorders
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Specialist Eating Disorder Service for an experienced and enthusiastic clinician to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team to help deliver a high quality effective service to individuals with Eating Disorders.

You will be joining a very experienced, multi-disciplinary team of nurses, psychotherapists, psychologists, dietitians, occupational therapists and medical staff. Although, you will be part of the Adult Eating Disorder Team, you will work closely with colleagues in Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Adult Primary and Adult Community Mental Health Teams to ensure that individuals experience a seamless and co-ordinated approach to their care.

Interested individuals will also be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to driving forwards the continued development of the Specialist Eating Disorder Service.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role include managing a caseload, providing assessment and intervention, care coordination, advice and consultation to colleagues in primary and secondary care.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential. English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description Job responsibilities

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
  • registered mental health qualification
  • post qualifying studies
Experience Essential
  • significant post qualification clinical experience
  • experience of working with people with eating disorders
  • CTP experience
  • understanding of clinical governance
  • supervision of junior staff or students
  • managing a small group of staff
  • experience of training staff
  • experience of working independently and setting own priorities
Skills Essential
  • knowledge of eating disorders
  • competent at clinical assessment
  • skilled at designing and delivering packages of care
  • competent at working therapeutically with service user and family/carer
  • partnership working across various different teams and agencies
  • skilled at writing assessment reports
  • detailed knowledge of health legislation and current practice
  • highly effective written and oral communication skills
  • ability to reflect on and critically appraise own performance and develop new methods of working
  • Welsh Speaker
  • awareness of an evidence based psychotherapy i.e. CBTe, SSCM, etc and experience of group work
  • training and presentation skills

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