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Paediatric Eating Disorders Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-SS5486-A
Site
SS Community Eating Disorders Service
Town
LONDON
Salary
£36,481 to £44,044 pa pro-rata inc HCA
Closing
25/09/2019 23:59

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.

East London Community Eating Disorders Service for Children and Young People CAMHS 

Paediatric Eating Disorders Nurse,

Grade: Band 6

0.6 WTE, 3 days per week

Can you help us meet the challenge?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Community Eating Disorders Team (CEDS-CYP). The service provides evidence-based psychological interventions to young people with Eating Disorders and their families in the London Boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets and City & Hackney. The service serves a diverse population so the post involves the opportunity to work with a broad range of eating disorder presentations and comorbidities.

We hope you will enjoy being part of our innovative service that was launched in 2016 and is developing its scope and interventions, as well as its contribution to eating disorder research. We aim to offer a truly holistic and seamless service to families, both addressing their psychological and physical needs, so we are looking for a paediatric nurse who has excellent assessment and treatment skills, and who would also like to develop their expertise in working therapeutically with young people who have eating disorders and their families. A commitment and enthusiasm for working as part of a friendly and creative team is essential.

You will be part of a team of multidisciplinary professionals including Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing, Paediatrics, and Dietetics. We are looking for a reflective staff member who can work effectively within multi-disciplinary contexts, communicates well, enjoys working with individuals, families and groups, and will bring motivation, enthusiasm and commitment to the role. There is the added opportunity of being actively involved in the development of an outreach team for the service. Training opportunities are available to enhance specialist skills in Eating Disorder care. The working pattern is three days per week, and applicants interested in being seconded into this post from their current nursing position are also encouraged to apply, as well as external applicants.

Closing date: 25th September 2019  advert will be closed earlier if 50 applications

Interview date: 11th October 2019

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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

We welcome phone calls or visits from interested candidates. Please contact Dr Erica Cini ecini@nhs.net or Dr Laura Fialko l.fialko@nhs.net, 020 8215 5270