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Band 7 Senior Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-74864-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Eating Disorder
Mawson House, Leicester
£37,570 / £38,765 / £40,092 / £41,486 / £43,772

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Eating Disorder Senior Clinical Nurse (Band 7)– Children’s and Young Peoples Community Eating Disorder Team

Based at Mawson House, Valence Road, Leicester, LE3 1AR.

1.0 WTE substantive position

Would you like to be part of an innovative and supportive team, where motivated professionals are making a significant difference to outcomes for young people with eating disorders?

We are looking for someone who is passionate about contributing to our award winning, forward thinking and dynamic team of professionals (Including family therapists, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists).

We have undergone significant transformation in recent years (as part of the Access and Waiting Time Initiative, 2015) with the aim of offering early, evidence based intervention to young people up to the age of 18 and their family/carers. We are actively engaged in a number of exciting local, national and international research projects.

The post holder will take a leading role in our cohesive team: demonstrating a high level of skill in working with complex presentations of young people with disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as well as leading on various service development initiatives based our 2020 vision.

We are keen to hear from nurses with experience of working with young people with eating disorders, who are committed to developing a career in this specialist area of mental health. We hope to attract candidates with a strong skill set in clinical work, training, organisation and communication. With support from our existing senior clinicians we are able to offer supervision and training to develop skills in individual, family and group interventions, alongside leadership skills as a senior clinician.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcomed. Please contact;

Dr Alison Eivors ( )

Consultant Psychologist and Clinical Team Lead CAMHs EDT



Zoe Thistlewood (

Senior Clinical Nurse



We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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