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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2020.

Clinician - Band 5

Job Reference: 327-20-600

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Eating Disorders Community Teams
Location:
Cheltenham
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Job Title – Clinician, Eating Disorders – Band 5

Base – The Brownhill Centre, Cheltenham

Salary – £24,907 to £30,615 per annum

Hours per week – 37.5 Fixed Term Contract

1 x Fixed Term contract/secondment opportunity for up to 12 months

Internal applicants who wish to be considered for a secondment opportunity should discuss with their line manager the suitability of a possible secondment*

The Eating Disorders Service at The Brownhill Centre, Cheltenham is recruiting afull time Band 5 Clinician to join their Community Team on a fixed term contract for 12 months.

The service provides specialist assessment, treatment and support for individuals who are experiencing an eating disorder and their families within Gloucestershire.

The role of the clinician will include; carrying out initial assessments and the delivery of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. It will also include the treatment of young people and their families, using Family Based Treatment (FBT) as well as managing those identified as at risk.

The candidate will hold excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic in their approach and demonstrate an understanding of the complexities involved in this specialist area of mental health.

The Trust support staff’s personal development and various training is provided.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

If you have any questions, would like to know more information, or to arrange a visit, please contact Anne-Marie Whittaker, Service Manager, on 01241 634242 or via email anne-marie.whittaker@ghc.nhs.uk

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Shortlisting date: 2nd December 2020

Interview date: 8th December 2020

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘ Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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