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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/12/2020.

Specialist Mental Health Practitioner (Eating Disorders) - Band 7

Job Reference: 444-2748341A-BL

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust (CWPT)
Specialist Eating Disorders MH
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust, Coventry
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any emails will be sent via the TRAC System. (PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK/SPAM)

PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy can be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority. Proof of Identification and any relevant qualifications will be checked at interview or during the recruitment process.

To apply for this post you will need to apply online via NHS Jobs or TRAC. If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department or hiring manager (telephone number stated on the advert) and quote the job reference number starting with 444-.

Please note: previous applicants need not apply and you must have HCPC OR NMC professional registration

RISE (CAMHS) Eating Disorder service

Children and Young Persons Specialist Mental Health Practitioner BAND 7

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust RISE Eating Disorder Service

RISE is a family of NHS-led services providing emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Coventry and Warwickshire.

RISE aims to build resilience and empower children and young people (as well as the adults in their lives) to know where to go for help and advice.

RISE is made up of several different services, each led by mental health specialists, who work with other local services and professionals to support Young people and their families.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the RISE Eating Disorder Service (RISE EDS).

The RISE EDS is a community-based service providing assessment, support and treatment for children, young people and their families across the whole of Coventry and Warwickshire. We are a small multidisciplinary team which comprises: Mental health practitioners, Nursing, Psychology, Psychiatry, Family therapy and Dietetics.

We provide specialist eating disorder assessments and deliver evidence-based treatments for young people up to the age of 18, as well as their family/carers, with eating disorder behaviours and cognitions. We currently accept referrals for typical and atypical Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating disorder.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of an established team providing evidence-based interventions as well as other models of therapy in line with NICE Guidance and Junior Marsipan Guidelines.

You will be expected to provide assessments, formulations, treatment plans and interventions to children, young people and families presenting with a range of eating disorders. You will be responsible for a complex clinical caseload, attending regular MDT meetings and case discussion. It is essential that you have experience of working within mental health services, holding a complex case load and acting as a care coordinator. As a Specialist Band 7 practitioner delivery of high quality, effective evidence based treatments is expected therefore advanced specialist knowledge of eating disorder treatment for children , young people and their families is essential and specific qualifications in evidence based treatments for Eating disorders such as CBT-E and FT-AN would be desirable .Previous experience of a supervisory role would be advantageous as well as evidence of supporting and sharing service development, such as treatment and joint working protocols, service delivery improvements, resource development, research and audit. We have a strong focus on evidence-based practice and the use of routine outcome measures to support care planning and interventions. There is a commitment to ongoing staff training to enable practitioners to have accredited therapeutic and supervisory skills. We are also working towards having more participation from young people and their families in directing service development.

This post would be a good opportunity for an experienced Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, CBT therapist, Specialist Eating Disorders Nurse who wishes to specialize in the field of eating Disorders. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who hold BABCP accreditation and/or are eligible for registration with the HCPC.

You will receive an annual appraisal and regular supervision along with CPD opportunities as appropriate in order to support your growth and development. You will work alongside our RISE colleagues in Specialist Mental Health, Crisis Team, Looked after Children, Primary Mental Health Services and Neurodevelopmental Services.

Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

If you are interested in applying for this post, we would strongly encourage you to discuss this post further, please contact:

Sarah Roberts, Team lead, RISE EDS


Telephone 07766361279


Yolanda Juanola, RISE EDS Clinical Lead


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. Guidance and criteria on the filtering criminal cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.

Please be aware that Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.

Following this, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from CWPT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.

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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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