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Eating Disorders Specialist

Band 7

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Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Beds & Luton CAMHS Eating Disorder Team, Rush Court, Bedford, MK40 3JT
£37,570 to £43,772 pa
01/09/2019 23:59
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ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

Eating Disorders Specialist band 7

Are you an experienced CAMHS mental health specialist looking for a new challenge? We are a dynamic, innovative, small specialist eating disorders team with an aim of growing in the near future. We are looking for someone eager to join our team who has extensive knowledge and experience within a Specialist Adolescent Eating Disorder team.

The Eating Disorder Specialist post holder will work alongside a team assessing and treating adolescents with complex eating disorders and co-morbid disorders in some cases. It will involve an element of liaison/ Triaging work and responding to urgent presentations.

The Eating Disorders specialist role will work with a multi-disciplinary team working with a range of eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating and purging disorder) and young people of different ages. There is a small element of outreach work attached.

The role will involve being able to travel between two sites Bedfordshire and Luton for the clinics as well as see young people in their homes, schools and other settings were required. Training and supervision are integral to this role.

For further information please contact Lorraine Jewell (Clinical Psychologist) (Monday to Wednesday) or Steve Littlewood (Family Therapist) at CAMHS Eating disorders team on 01234 893308. If we are not available please leave a message for us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lorraine Jewell 01234 893308