Senior Practitioner

Employer
Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Halifax
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Eating Disorders
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The CONNECT West Yorkshire Adult Eating Disorders Service is looking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to our expanding service across West Yorkshire.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and motivated professional with excellent interpersonal and clinical skills to deliver and shape the newly developed team that will be based within the CMHT in Bradford.

You will be part of a wider West Yorkshire regional team that is based in CMHTs across the Kirklees, Bradford, Calderdale, Leeds and Wakefield localities.

The team will be a secondary care service that forms part of the wider Connect service providing care and treatment in the community to adults with an eating disorder. You will have some experience of working with individuals with an eating disorder in order to provide advice and consultation for CMHTs whilst also working as a co-worker for a small caseload of service users.

The post holder must hold a Professional Healthcare registration. A car driver is essential to this post.

Main duties of the job

You will have the opportunity to provide training, advice and support other healthcare providers across the area and promote close links with local mental health providers, including CMHTs. A commitment to continuous professional development for both yourself is essential, as this will ensure that our team has the required skills and knowledge to deliver safe and effective care.

You must be passionate about the delivery of high quality, compassionate care with a forward thinking approach to proactively lead the. We have embraced new ways of working and new technology to successfully deliver services throughout the pandemic. We will continue to embrace technology to innovate and improve whilst ensuring that we continue to provide an inclusive and high quality service.

The duties of this post will be to sit within the CMHT's providing training, advice and support to the existing staff within these teams and other healthcare providers across the area, and to promote close links with local mental health providers.

You will be working within a team that consists of a Clinical Team Manager, 4 Specialist Practitioners, 3 Peer Support workers and an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

About us

We are a high quality, high performing NHS foundation trust. We are the main provider of specialist mental health and learning disability services in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient services in York as well as some highly specialised services across the country.We employ around 3,000 staff and every year we have contact with over 25,000 service users. Our vision is to provide outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice. Our ambition is to support our service users and carers, our staff and the communities we serve to live healthy and fulfilling lives. We need people like you to help us achieve our goals; to live our lives free from stigma and discrimination; and to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and mental ill health. We perform well againstlocal and national targetsand inour most recent CQC inspection, 85% of our services were rated good or outstanding.As a teaching trust with strong links to local universities, we are a centre of excellence for teaching,research and development.

Job description Job responsibilities

The duties of this post will be to sit within the CMHTs providing training, advice and support to the existing staff within these teams and other healthcare providers across the area, and to promote close links with local mental health providers.

We will also be undertaking a period of scoping, capturing data and gathering outcome measures as part of the ICS.

Person Specification Registration Essential
  • Professional registration
Skills Essential
  • Good communication skills across services
Experience Essential
  • Eating disorders experience
  • Clinical experience
  • 2 years post reg


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