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Job summary

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 8A
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LUT9248
Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
BED Eating Disorders
Town
DUNSTABLE, Bedfordshire
Salary
£47,126 - £53,219
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/10/2021 23:59

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Adult Community Eating Disorders Service Team Manager

Band 8A

ELFT has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for mental and health care, innovation and improvement. So it is a very exciting time for you to come and work for us. Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

The East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) has long been recognized as a centre of excellence for mental health and physical care, innovation, and improvement and is a very exciting time for you to come and work for us. Our mission is to make a positive difference in people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organizations.

ELFT provides a wide range of mental health and community health services. Our aim is to provide strengths-based and recovery-orientated interventions in order to maximize the quality of life and wellbeing of service users.

These are exciting times for the eating disorder services, given the overall direction of the NHS transformation and with even more emphasis on delivering specialist care.

About the team

We are a specialist service with experience working with severe/complex eating disorders. Our multidisciplinary team can provide mental health support and dietetic sessions alongside psychological therapy.

About the role

The post is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the Community Adult Eating Disorders Service to ensure safe and effective delivery of services.   Working jointly with the Service Clinical Lead, the post holder will implement service developments in line with the national program of transformation of Community Mental Health including services for people with disordered eating.  The post will consult with key stakeholders in the spirit of collaborative co-production to meet Trust objectives, and positively reinforcing the expectations of the organization through dynamic management and leadership that is both supportive and encouraging in nature to enable the team to adapt to key changes smoothly. 

About the location

The team is based in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. However, this is a county-wide service and the team uses satellite bases when required.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Paul Wrake, telephone 07825782404, email paulwrake@nhs.net