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Bank Band 6 CAMHS Waiting List Monitoring Eating Disorders Nurse sw97

Job Reference: 367-BANKB6-EATINGDISORD

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
15 Forest Lane, Kingsley Green, Herts, WD7 9HQ, Radlett
£32,306 - £39,027 pa 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

We currently have opportunities to join the Nursing Bank within Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) in Radlett as a CAMHS Waiting List Monitoring Eating Disorders Nurse

All roles on the bank are for as and when workers and therefore in particular may suit those already working part-time, with other commitments, or who want to work on a short-term basis.

Job Summary

  1. The post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing a high standard of service to children and adolescents with an eating disorder and their families/carers.
  2. The post-holder will work within professional guidelines and under the clinical/professional supervision of senior clinicians of own core profession
  3. The post-holder will contribute to & undertake research, audit and evaluation for service development
  4. The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development/implementation of care plans to meet the needs of children and young people with Eating Disorders.
  5. The post holder will support HCA’s who will medically monitor all patients in the waiting list monitoring clinic and take action as set out in the team policy to ensure safe management of patients with medical complications due to their eating disorder. This will include monitoring weight, height, siting and standing BP and Pulse and blood sugars and escalation to the CAMHS Eating Disorders Team when deterioration. This will also include supporting patients to have supplements such as Ensure/Glucogel when blood sugars are dangerously low, sending patients to A&E with appropriate documentation and liaising with Acute Trusts to ensure streamlined and consistent care between trusts. The post holder will be required to update team doctors of all information gathered during the clinic in a timely fashion and escalating in a urgent manner when required.
  6. The post holder will provide direct clinical interventions to children and young people and will also provide support, advice, consultation and training to a range of professionals across Hertfordshire.
  7. The post holder will work collaboratively with service users, Single Point of Access, GP’s, Paediatricians, medical and nursing staff, dieticians, parents and carers, social care, education staff and other relevant providers.
  8. The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner & will work closely with Tier 3 and Tier 4 services in CAMHS, including eating disorder inpatient units, DBT Team & Home Treatment Team
  9. The post holder will work closely with the Adult Eating Disorder Service to ensure a seamless transition into Adult Services from Child and Adolescent Services


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Why you should work for us....

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is rated by the Care Quality Commission as an Outstanding provider of mental health and learning disability services. In 2021, we won the prestigious Health Service Journal award for Mental Health Trust of the Year, with the judges saying they were “blown away” by our people’s achievements and that everything they saw “sings and hums”. This year, our staff rated us the 4th best mental health and learning disability trust to work for out of all 52 trusts in the country. Our staff tell us that they are proud to be part of the HPFT team, proud of the standard of care we provide and proud that service users are our top priority. Our people tell us they feel supported though a great development, wellbeing and work-life balance offer and a highly compassionate, values-driven culture. We are equally proud of our staff, who live our values of being welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional so that together we provide great care and great outcomes for our service users and carers.

If you would like to join a team to be proud of and you share our values and passion for great care and outcomes for our service users and carers, we would love to hear from you.

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 (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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