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Band 6 Day Treatment Coordinator - The Barberry

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Eating Disorder Service is part of a Provider Collaborative alongside other organisations such as MPFT, The Priory and FTB.

We are looking to recruit a passionate Day Treatment Coordinator that is excited to lead our Eating Disorder Day Treatment service. We are looking for an experienced RMN or Occupational Therapist who can provide leadership and mentoring, who will act as a positive role model for junior staff in a manner that positively reflects the philosophy of the service and the values of the organisation. You will be responsible for managing, directing and leading day treatment with support and guidance from the Clinical Manager.

The role will be tailored depending on the successful candidates profession and skill set - the JD attached references administration of medication which would not be expected of an Occupational Therapist.

We would like candidates who have an interest in working with Eating Disorder services with a willingness to train and expand their knowledge

The successful candidate will bring innovation and change to our services. We see this service as a genuine specialism and are offering you the opportunity to be part of it. We give you the opportunity to become a specialist in Eating Disorders and be involved in cutting edge care and support. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities. We want to support you in your career and give you options to progress.

Main duties of the job

You must be a qualified RMN or OT with adequate experience of leadership, assessment and decision making skills. It's important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that face people with mental health problems. We want to recruit a nurse/OT that are passionate about mental health, who believe in our recovery model and who will act as advocates for our patients.

We work on a foundation of honesty and openness and use our skills and experience to support our patients through their recovery journey(s) whilst working towards their safe discharge to the community.

In return, we will offer you specialised Eating Disorders training, Leadership and Management Training, Mentorship training, regular management and clinical supervision, continuous professional development and a supportive team to nurture your skills and talent.

You will also be a valued member of the multi-disciplinary team working in collaboration with our service users, their families, and other professionals, internal and external multi-agencies.

* * * Previous applicants need not apply * * *

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Registered Mental Health Nurse / OT Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist
  • Level of Experience as a qualified nurse/ OT
  • Have a genuine interest in working with eating disorders
  • Experience as part of leadership/management team within previous job roles

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