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Lead Nurse CAMHS Eating Disorders

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum/pro-rata
Closing date
21 Mar 2023

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Nurse, Community mental health nurse
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to appoint an exceptional leader with a significant level of nursing experience to take the role of Lead Nurse within CAMHS Eating Disorder service.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, dedicated, person-focused and experienced individual.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have a proven track record in nursing leadership and should have the ability to lead by example, motivate and empower others by virtue of expert clinical work, leadership, education and training, practice development and research.

They will play a fundamental role in ensuring effective outcomes and high-quality care for those using the eating disorder services in Oxfordshire.

By inspiring a culture of high performance and continuous quality improvement in teams, the post holder will ensure the sustained provision of high-quality services and standards for our young people, their carers and families.

About us

This is an exciting time to join our service - we're currently developing new care pathways within the team, and are looking for a strong leader to help us achieve our vision.

You'll have demonstrable nursing and service development experience within the NHS or related fields, and significant experience of working with clinicians and multi-disciplinary teams to achieve service improvement.

The main focus of the role will be to work as an expert practitioner and consultant within CAMHS Eating Disorder service by providing an advanced level of specialist knowledge and intervention to the service's most complex young people with eating disorders and to their families, developing services within the eating disorder service.

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder will be required to work both independently, using initiative, and alongside professional leads, clinical colleagues, Trust senior managers and key partner organisations.

We are looking for experienced and motivated individuals with the energy and passion to drive change in order to realise our vision. In return you will have full support from your line manager and the wider senior multi-disciplinary team and a development programme designed to enhance your career.

Youll have the opportunity to participate with school nurses, general nurses with our local hospital and offer specialist supervision and guidance.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team of staff who are genuinely committed to improving the lives of our young person and their families.

If you feel you are at the point in your career where you are equipped with the right skills and attitude and ready to take on this exciting and challenging role, we would like to hear from you.

**Please note that we may conduct interviews earlier than closing date if their are sufficient applicants. **

Please note:
  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Formal leadership skills and experience Change management skills and experience
  • Previous experience in CAMHS
  • Published papers
  • Previous involvement in development projects
Qualifications Essential
  • Educated to degree level
  • Completion of evidence-based interventions for eating disorders across the age range
  • Registered Nurse, with current registration
  • Educated to PhD level
  • Leadership training/qualification.
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification, willingness to work towards

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