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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/03/2022.

CAMHS Eating Disorder Consultant

Job Reference: 201-MD-2021-CONS-002-C

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Heathlands Buisness Park, Liskeard
£84,559 - £114,003 PA Pro Rata

Thank you for your interest in joining us at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. We pride ourselves in striving to be an employer of choice.

Great Care We will deliver safe, high quality, consistent and personalised care based on best practice. We are working to be a responsive organisation that listens and learns.

Great Organisation We work to be a green organisation, and our sustainability plan will deliver NHS net zero targets. We will support quality care, research and innovation. All our work will be underpinned by clear and transparent principles and systems.

Great People We will work together with our staff to create an organisation that supports our collective health and wellbeing. We will attract, retain and develop great people, and embed a caring, open, inclusive and restorative just culture that supports us to deliver quality care.

Great Partner With our partners we will deliver health care that improves people’s quality of life, prevents ill health and reduces inequalities. We will spend our money wisely to achieve high quality outcomes that matter to local people.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or a flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Successful applicants will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the C19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. Unless exempt, we encourage and support staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against C19.

Cornwall is a remarkable place to live and work, could it be the right place for you?

Consultant In CAMHS Eating Disorder Service

Cornwall CYPED service provides NICE Concordant Evidenced Based Treatments to Cornish children and young people, with an eating disorder. You will contribute to assessment and therapeutic needs of children, young people and their families in a range of settings and work collaboratively with other members of the team to plan and deliver individually tailored treatment plans. We are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes and have the lowest rates for specialist ED bed use in the South West.

You will be part of a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team which includes paediatrics, nursing, systemic family therapy, psychology, and other therapists. Cornwall CYPED is an innovative service as recognised across our region. Innovations include our physical monitoring service, parent group, Bulimia pathway and collaboration with our local Adolescent Unit in developing eating disorder pathways. Team members are national trainers for the BEAT charity. All the above have helped us secure funding that will nearly double the size of our therapy team in 2021/22. There will be further innovations, including service developments for ARFID and day care provision for Anorexia Nervosa. You will be a key player in continuing to shape the service.

As a Trust, we want our doctors to work at their full potential. For this reason, we are offering new appointees the chance to extend their development. If you want to undertake a further qualification, undertake research or involve yourself in our transformation, we are happy to consider a flexible SPA offer above the standard 2.5 SPAs to enable study, such as:

  • MBA
  • Leadership development
  • Psychotherapy qualifications
  • PGCE
  • Research

You will also be part of a Trust wide consultant network where there are frequent opportunities to liaise with colleagues. Cornwall Partnership Trust is committed to and values its medical workforce.

An advert, can only say so much. We would love to speak to you about this role in more detail. For more information please see our contact details.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Dr Kasu KIRAN - Clinical Director CAMHS,

We are proud to prioritise the development of our people and have the following opportunities available:

  • Career conversations with development plans for succession planning and talent management
  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • Clinical induction programme for operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

  • Suite of health and wellbeing initiatives to support colleagues physical and mental health
  • Free access to individual HARP portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via email regarding interview details.

We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644

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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