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Friday 06 January 2017
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Clinical Nurse Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Eating Disorders
Band 6
Full or Part Time
Job ref
Derbyshire Eating Disorder Service
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum pro rata
25/04/2018 23:59

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We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Nurse Therapist to contribute to the Derbyshire Adult Eating Disorder Service for people with Anorexia Nervosa.

The DHCFT Eating Disorder Service was established in 2007, it is a small team which, until now, provides a specialist service to people with Anorexia Nervosa. The existing team covers the City of Derby and the County of Derbyshire providing a high quality therapeutic service, delivering clinical interventions to clients with eating disorders and their families or carers. The service also provides consultation and advice to a wide range of staff. The Service works in partnership with First Steps Self help and support service to deliver high quality interventions to clients with eating disorders and their carers. In addition the service has close working relationship with other eating disorders services in the East Midlands region.

As a Clinical Nurse Therapist you will be asked to take a significant role in the delivery of therapeutic interventions to individuals. In addition you will be expected to hold a caseload of complex clients with severe Anorexia Nervosa with complex physical and psychological needs, acting as care co-ordinator. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be expected to be a good communicator and team player. You will need to be prepared to travel to see clients and be flexible to meet the demands of the job.

You will be expected to maintain good working relationships both inside and outside the trust. You will need to have the ability to manage clients with high levels of complexity and risk. The current multi professional team comprises a Service Manager, Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Nurse Therapists, CBT therapists, Dietician, Occupational Therapist and Administrators.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Donald Wilbur, Acting Service Manager or Dr Joanna Miatt Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Eating Disorders both on 01773 881467

If you have problems applying, contact

01332 623700 ext 31227