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Community Practitioner

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    Staffing / Employment Agencies

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  • Salary:

    £31365 - £37890

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  • Published:

    1 day ago

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  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Job Description

The service provides specialist assessment and community treatment for individuals and their families who are experiencing an eating disorder within Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside. The service is committed to working with families, children and young people to support recovery utilising evidence based practice: Family Based Treatment (FBT).

Candidate Description

This is a full time, band 6 post. You will be a First Level Registered Nurse - RMN/RNMH/RNLD Qualification or equivalent e.g. Social Worker, OT, and have a minimum of 24 months' post qualification experience, preferably within the field of Eating Disorders. Working with this client group you will be adaptable and work well under pressure with strong decision making skills and a positive attitude and approach. The candidate will hold excellent communication skills and demonstrate an understanding of the complexities involved in this specialist area of mental health including the physical health monitoring of the patients in this client group. The successful candidate will be joining a skilled integrated multi-disciplinary team working with children, young people and families. The service is supportive to its staff offering learning and training opportunities, clinical supervision and a supportive, collaborative team culture. The post holder will be required to travel across the site as needed. Operational hours are Monday - Friday 9am-5pm service.

Employer Description

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve. CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer. We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award. The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.