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B6 CAMH Practitioner Eating Disorder Pathway

Job Description

CPFT’s Children’s Directorate is excited to be developing its Trust-wide CAMHS Eating Disorder Pathway. We are looking to recruit an individual practitioner to work as part of the community based Specialist Eating Disorder team providing comprehensive mental health assessments to clients and their families as well as a range of direct work and evidence based therapeutic intervention. The role will also include community outreach, liaison with Tier 4 in patient services and support young people who need to transition to adult services

The new service will deliver assessments and treatments to children and young people who have eating disorders across our Trust area. In line with the evidence base, our core approach is a family-based one (based on the Maudsley model). The successful candidate will work autonomously with professional guidelines to develop procedures to fit the overall framework within the Trusts policy and procedures and will monitor and report on the team’s performance. You will have access to regular clinical, managerial supervision to support you in your day to day work.

CPFT is one of the small number of Mental Health Trusts to have received an overall rating of ‘Good’ following our CQC inspection. We can offer our staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers whilst continuing their professional development.

If you are interested to know more about the position, you can contact Rosie Cunliffe or Dr Venkat Reddy on  ( Phone number removed )  for an informal discussion.

Full or Part time will be considered, we are looking for the right people for the role. For part time posts - salary will be pro-rata. This is a fixed term post for 1 year to cover maternity leave. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 9th November 2016.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring check.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from people who have experienced mental health issues.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system. Please ensure that all the details you provide on your application form are correct.

**Internal CPFT Trust applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over any other candidates who may apply for this post. Further consideration will then be given to other internal applicants currently ‘affected by change’ and then to other NHS applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the wider NHS. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration**

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Serco ASP will be providing the recruitment administration service for this Trust. We provide a recruitment administration service to a range of Primary Care Trusts within Cambridgeshire and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on –  ( Phone number removed ) 

The aim of the employing organisation is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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