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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/09/2021.

GPSI in Eating Disorder

Job Reference: 348-PSE-539A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
April House
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
Depending on experience

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.


Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust provides integrated Community, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and social care employing 7000 staff over 200 locations.

We are looking for a GPwSI to join our established trust wide Community Eating Disorders Service. The service operates a Hub and Spoke Model, with the Hub based at April House, in Southampton and the spokes operating from the Bluebell Rooms at Kingston Crescent Surgery, Portsmouth and the Bridge Centre, Basingstoke.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The service has a well established multi-professional team which consists of Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing, Dietetics and Occupational Therapy professional groups, as well as health care support workers and an administrative team.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

This post is part of our newly commissioned Physical Heath Monitoring Hub. As part of this team you will be involved in the assessment and management of the physical health needs of those referred to the service, and will provide advice/support to primary care. This role also has an educational component related to improving awareness and management of the physical health needs of those with an eating disorder within the wider community.     

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest Trust’s in England that cover community health, specialist mental health and learning disability services, we can offer a wide range of job and learning opportunities. We support flexible working and will consider all working requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit.

Contact: Dr Adam Cox, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Hannah Turner Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist or Louse Clifford, Service Manager on 02380819000

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a suitable application for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible




We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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



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