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Multi-disciplinary post
Band 7
Full time 37.5 hour per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
Global Link, Cardiff Bay
£31,697 to £41,787 per annum
27/09/2017 23:59
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Specialist Eating Disorders Clinician

Band 7


Cardiff and Vale UHB is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


Specialist Clinician Band 7 post with Service for High-risk Eating Disorders

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified health professional to work within a newly established project funded by Welsh Government to support young people with eating disorders who are undergoing transition from children’s services to adults’ services. This is a new post, and will be embedded within the existing Service for High-risk Eating Disorders (SHED) for Cardiff and the Vale UHB and Cwm Taf LHB. The post is non profession-specific and is therefore open to applicants form any professional background. The SHED multi-disciplinary team provides a clinical service across both of these areas, with the main office base being in Cardiff. The SHED team also provides community-based and hospital in-reach services to people who are experiencing eating disorders of high severity.
Your role will include:

Providing specialist clinical assessment, formulation and interventions for adolescents experiencing eating disorders who are undergoing transition from children’s services to adults’ services.
Contributing to the specialist multi disciplinary team in the development and implementation of individual, group and family treatment programmes that address the complex physical, psychological and psychosocial needs of the clients and their families/carers.

Planning and organising a full range of high quality specialist clinical services and share responsibility for providing support and supervision within the multi disciplinary team.

Supervising and supporting the work of clinical staff in other Mental Health and Physical Health Services, and leading the training and teaching of healthcare professionals in all domains of clinical practice with adolescents and young adults experiencing eating disorders.

The successful candidate will:
Hold a health-related professional qualification and membership of governing body

Show evidence of specialist post-graduate education.
Show evidence of recent study at a higher level
Have a minimum of three years' experience of undertaking assessments and providing evidence based interventions for eating disorders.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role

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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

Dr Menna Jones,
Clinical Lead,
Service for High-risk Eating Disorders,
Global Link.
CF11 0SN
Tel: 02921 832200