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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2020.

Band 7 Clinical Practitioner - Eating Disorders - Bristol

Job Reference: 342-CAMHS011-0220

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
CAMHS - Eating Disorders
North CAMHS Brenty, Bristol
From £37,570 per annum, pro rata

We are looking for a band 7, Clinical Practitioner - Eating Disorders, to join the Avon and Wiltshire, Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust – Enhanced eating disorder service (CAMHS). You will be working across Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS community teams in the provision of Eating Disorder Services for young people.

This is a developing service which includes motivated clinicians from the professional disciplines of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Community Psychiatric Nursing, Family Therapy and child psychotherapy. The team has a clear line operational management and lead professional structure.
The service model is rooted within a family-based approach and uses the Maudsley model as the core intervention. Additional approaches will include CBT-E, Multi Family groups, Parent/ carer groups and other therapies as appropriate to an individual’s presentation. The aim of the service is to provide a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach, which is informed by the CYP-IAPT, eating disorders programme. Systemic Psychotherapy plays a key role in the delivery of this highly Specialist service.

We are looking for Qualified Mental Health Professionals who share our passion and commitment, in aiding the recovery process of young people with eating disorders.

The service places a strong emphasis on continuing professional development and clinical Supervision for all team members. We would wish to support you in developing your existing eating disorder clinical skills. In line with the CYP-IAPT Systemic Practitioner training. There are a number of other Family Therapists & Systemic Practitioners across the trust creating a vibrant and exciting systemic community. As well as working in this context we would seek to link you with your own core professional group.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ann Taylor, Lead Family and Systemic Psychotherapist-Eating Disorders

North Bristol CAMHS

T: 0117 354 6800 M: 0771 2512074

Paul Anthony, Service Lead

0117 3546800

Monica Potter, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

0117 3546800

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

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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