It is currently an exciting time for transformation of community eating disorder services. This year we are starting to recruit to elements of outreach in eating disorders. This element of the service will provide increased outreach to those patients who require increased intervention. This vacancy is within the Dudley and Walsall base at Ladies Walk but will require travel across the Black country in a timely manner.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will provide strong clinical leadership, coordinate day to day service provision, and make a significant contribution to service initiatives and development. The clinical work will include assessment and quality intervention for clients to include care co - ordination, liaison with families, GP's, community services, acute hospital provisions, specialist inpatient provisions and other appropriate partners. The post holder will have advanced assessment and clinical reasoning skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills and ideally experience of working within the eating disorder specialty.
We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities.
About us The All Age Eating Disorder Service is forward thinking in developing care across the age range using evidence based treatments and providing quality, safe and prompt interventions. The service is part of the FREED network to deliver care for early intervention in the treatment of eating disorders and we deliver on prompt access and waiting times across the service regardless of age. The service is building its existing pathways around severe enduring eating disorders, ARFID, physical health care and outreach. Currently we are extending our all age model across the whole of the Black Country. Our most recent CQC inspection of the service rated us Good in all areas and Outstanding in responsiveness and our vision is to work as a team to continuously improve.
Job description Job responsibilities
The post holder will lead on clinical elements of service delivery within the service. Delivering a range of nursing interventions to people who have an eating disorder. This will include family based treatment, psychological support, physical health monitoring and intensive support to those who are at highest risk. You will ensure quality is a key element of care delivery and work alongside the team leads to develop safe robust services. You will be an expert in all areas of eating disorder care and can demonstrate this at band 7 level by your leadership within the service.
Person Specification essential Essential
- qualified and registered nurse
- demonstrable experience of delivering full range of ED treatments within nursing role
- relevant CPD to post
- leadership skills
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