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Specialist Nurse Eating Disorders

Job Description

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust offers a generous relocation package to successful candidates - subject to eligibility assessment

CNWL is developing a new Community Eating Disorders Service for Children and Young People. We are developing a service which is responsive to the needs of the under 17s and strengthens the transition experience to adult services, where that is necessary. We have the advantage that we already operate a CAMHS and Eating Disorders Service Directorate, and can build on our CAMHS and adult strengths and experience to make this work as an ageless service line.
In the first phase services will be provided at South Kensington & Chelsea Mental Health Centre, with a further spoke facility at Northwick Park Mental Health Unit.

We are looking for a band 7 Specialist Nurse CAMHS Eating Disorders to be part of an exciting new development within the Community Eating Disorders Service for Children and Young People. You will have a relevant professional qualification e.g. RMN, RCN as well as relevant experience of undertaking specialist assessments for children and young people with eating disorders.
The service offers comprehensive range of interventions to children and young people with an eating disorder.

You will assist the team in prioritising referrals by assessing the complexity and urgency of the cases and gathering comprehensive reports from referring agencies as necessary is a strong component of this post. You will have advanced assessment & clinical reasoning skills along with excellent communication both verbally and in writing.

You will work in conjunction with colleagues providing direct advice, intervention and support to children, young people and their families and also working collaboratively with professionals who are externally involved with these cases. This input will consist of specialist advice and planning with regard to the management of patients who present with a complex relationship with food.

Interview Date: 10th November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
If you are interested in knowing more about this post please contact Sisa Moyo on  ( Phone number removed )  or ( Email address removed ).

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We have approximately 7,000 staff who provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas, including Milton Keynes, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

As a Foundation Trust we involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run and our future development. If you are interested in becoming a member of our Foundation Trust please visit our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

CNWL are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

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