Eating Disorders Nurse Practitioner

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Black Country wide
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Eating Disorders
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Eating Disorders Nurse Practitioner

Band 6

Full time hours

Posts available across the Black Country.

Multiple vacancies as part of transformation to work with adults or young people with an eating disorder.

Main duties of the job
We are looking for a skilled nurses to work with people who have eating disorders. The post holder will be required to observe and manage the physical and mental health risks associated with eating disorders and actively engage patients in their care whilst working in recovery. We support our nursing team to develop further their specialised skills and have an in service programme to support our development within our roles.

We welcome applications from qualified mental health nurses with knowledge and experience of working with patients who have an eating disorder or who can demonstrate excellent transferable skills. We also have paediatric nurses in our service who have existing mental health and eating disorders experience.

We have multiple Band 6 roles across the Black Country working with either young people, adults or within our eating Disorder Outreach element. We are used to growing nurses who have not had prior eating disorders experience if they are the right candidate, although prior experience may be advantageous passion, dedication, compassion and a genuine interest in helping changes lives is a must.

About us

The Black Country All Age Eating Disorder Service is going through an exciting time of change and development. We have been awarded Outstanding for responsiveness and good in all other areas by the CQC. This is recognition of the high standard of care we provide to our patients.

We are a multidisciplinary community based eating disorder service, delivering Specialist eating disorder assessment and interventions in line with NICE Guidance. We work across the age spectrum covering Black Country localities operating Monday to Friday 9-5. We are delivering our ARFID and physical health pathways and are growing our outreach service. We are part of the FREED network and forward thinking on our model and approach.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Our nursing team have a vast array of skills and knowledge to deliver safe evidence based care as part of the wider MDT. We deliver MANTRA, FBT, CBT-E, SSCM, DBT, NVR as part of our individualised care for patients. Our service ensures everyone has robust supervision and training to develop the team in their roles.

Person Specification
  • Qualified nurse
  • Experience in mental health and or Ed
  • adhere to trust and team values
  • passion for ED

  • cpd in Ed
  • Ed experience

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