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Highly Specialist Dietitian – Eating Disorders Service

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£41,659 to £47,673 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
The Eating Disorder Outreach Service is seeking to recruit a Band 7 Dietitian 22.5 hours a week. EDOS is a South Wales WHSSC funded service that provides specialist eating disorder training, consultation, supervision and targeted treatments to S-CAMHS families. The dietitian is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team and takes part in all EDOS clinical activities including multi-family groups and parent coaching interventions. EDOS is seeking to extend its work into ARFID in the coming months and therefore would welcome dietetic colleagues who have an interest in this presentation.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide a responsive highly specialist service to young people diagnosed with an eating disorder across South, Mid and West Wales. The overall aim is to provide Dietetic expertise and intervention as part of the Tier 4 Eating Disorder Outreach Service.
  • To provide a specialist dietetic resource within South, Mid and West Wales offering consultation, advice and joint working.
  • To work autonomously managing highly specialist complex clients with Eating Disorders, identifying, planning and delivering highly specialist dietetic interventions, demonstrating expertise in this area of clinical speciality, including anorexia, bulimia and ARFID.
  • To demonstrate clinical effectiveness by the use of evidence based outcomes.
  • Lead on specific clinical audit/research projects within area of speciality.
  • To develop departmental policy and participate in national policy development as required.
  • To work in collaboration with Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Paediatric multidisciplinary teams, identifying service improvements and taking forward strategic developments in Wales.
  • Act as a source of expertise to other colleagues working within dietetics and other CAMHS in Wales.

Educate and train dietetic students, colleagues and other health care professionals.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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
  • BSc. Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • Evidence of or qualification in research and audit
Experience Essential
  • Clinical experience of working with Eating Disorder clients at a senior level.
  • Evidence of clinical supervision
  • Experience of service delivery in a Mental Health setting

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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