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CAMHS Eating Disorders Advanced Specialist Dietitian

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
As an Advanced Specialist Dietitian you will be responsible for providing community based specialist dietetic input. You will work as part of a specialist multi-disciplinary team for young people and their families with a range of eating disorders.

You will work autonomously within professional guidelines and Trust and Service policies and procedures.

You will be expected to utilise theoretical knowledge and clinical skills to support clients towards recovery.

You may be expected to utilise research skills for audit and support service development.

Main duties of the job

You would be expected to hold a caseload of clients with eating disorders delivering therapeutic interventions.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be expected to be a good communicator and a team player.

You will provide direct and indirect support to other clinical staff in the team.

Current interventions are delivered both face to face and remotely.

You will also need to be prepared to travel to see clients, if required and be able to be flexible to meet the demands of the job.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

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You will be expected to maintain good working relationships both inside and outside the Trust.

A variety of supervision is currently available from both within the Trust and from an external specialist dietitian.

The Trust views view staff well being and good supervision as a priority.

You will be managed by the Eating Disorders Team Manager and you will be expected to have contact with other dietitians in the Trust.

We are a well-established eating disorder service looking for an enthusiastic Advanced Specialist Dietitian.

The DHCFT eating disorder service was established in 2007 and is an expanding service which covers the City of Derby and the County of Derbyshire providing a high-quality, community service.

Therapeutic interventions are provided to clients and their families and consultation and advice are offered to a wide range of staff.

The team currently consists of 2 Psychiatrists, 4 Clinical Psychologists, 3 Nurse Therapists, 2 Occupational Therapists, a Dietitian and Administrators.

Interventions are delivered both individually and in group settings.

There are many opportunities to work jointly with MDT colleagues.

In addition the Trust recognises the value of training and you will be encouraged to develop additional skills in working with this client group and you'll be invited to attend the eight-day national eating disordered trainee training run by the Maudsley Hospital.

The service also works in partnership with a third sector provider to deliver practical interventions to clients and their carers to support clinical interventions.

In addition, the service has a close working relationship with other eating disorder services, specialist inpatient services, gastroenterology and diabetes services.

The team work closely with the CAMHS eating disorders services to ensure good transitions of care.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Relevant experience
Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant professional qualification

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