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Main area
North Wales Specialist Tier 3 Eating Disorder Service (CAEDS)
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (9-5 PM)
Job ref
050-NMR1178-1121-C
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
To be completed in recruitment
Town
To be completed in recruitment
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Eating Disorders Practitioner Tier 2 Service

Band 6

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

  • The post holder will provide high standards of skilled therapeutic input and assist in the support and management of who have eating disorders within a defined geographical area.  The role will include active participation in the planning and development of the multi-disciplinary Specialist Tier 2 Eating Disorder Service (CAEDS) across the organisation.
  • As part of a multi-disciplinary team within the context of a regional wide service the post holder will have responsibility for the clinical assessment of new patients at Tier 2 who have eating disorders and the development, delivery and evaluation of other professionals in line with agreed standards and clinical policies.  Overall clinical supervision will be provided by staff within the Tier 3 service initially, but the post holder will be responsible for their day to day clinical work.

Main duties of the job

The North Wales Specialist Tier 2 Adult Eating Disorder Service is a new service that will sit alongside the existing Tier 3 service. Tier 2 staff will offer direct, specialist psychological and dietetic input to clients with a primary diagnosis of an eating disorder at Tier 2. Additionally, the remit of the Tier 2 staff will be to form a MARSIPAN `team’ (MARSIPAN: Management of Really Sick Patients with Anorexia Nervosa, Royal College of Physicians, 2014. Please note the Guidelines are being revised and the name will change). The team will provide input to patients when they are admitted to local medical and psychiatric wards such as meal support and supervision, as required and when appropriate.

The CAEDS team is looking for five enthusiastic, committed and suitably experienced Eating Disorders Practitioners to join us in developing a Tier 2 service across North Wales Each practitioner will be responsible for covering a specific area in North Wales.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Samantha Sharpe
Job title
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Email address
samantha.sharpe@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
03000 852 861
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