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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 367-WEST-4002

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Eating Disorders
Location:
Rosanne House, Welwyn Garden City
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role


The Hertfordshire Community Eating Disorders Service is looking for a Community Nurse Practitioner to join the county-wide team with the post holder’s team base in Welwyn Garden City but with responsibility for clinical work in bases throughout Hertfordshire. You will be a part of a successful service which prides itself in working with people with eating disorders in the community, whenever possible avoiding inpatient admission.

We are seeking an Community Nurse Practitioner with a qualification in mental heatlh nursing and experience of working with people with eating disorders is highly desirable. We expect the postholder to be able to offer specialist assessment and treatment interventions to our clients with moderate to severe anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder and their families. The team is multi-disciplinary and values this variety and wealth of experience and approach. The post holder will provide a range of psychological and psycho-social interventions specializing in CBT-E, SSCM and MANTRA and will need to closely monitor the physical health of our service users as well. They will be expected to use other approaches learnt in their core training, provide outreach work, ward liaison, psycho-education and provide physical monitoring of service users. There will also be a requirement to lead or assist in the delivery of groups.

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications form all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

Please read the attached Person Specification (PS) and provide evidence in the Additional Information section of the application form to show how you feel you meet the criteria. Your application will be considered against the PS.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTanya LovettJob titleProfessional LeadEmail addresstanya.lovett1@nhs.netTelephone number01707 364006




About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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