We are ideally looking for a Dietitian with experience of eating disorders. However, we would also accept applications from Dietitians without direct eating disorder experience who can demonstrate an interest in this clinical area, relevant transferable skills, and a willingness to learn on the job. There will be opportunity for specialist training and clinical supervision to develop your knowledge and skills. Our programmes are psychologically informed and holistic so the right candidate would demonstrate our commitment to a collaborative approach to dietetic intervention. The ability to form good therapeutic relationships is essential and the role requires the candidate to be a strong and consistent voice within the multi-disciplinary team.
You will work alongside our established Dietitian to deliver dietetic services across the 2 inpatient units. The core role will be within the Naomi Inpatient Eating Disorder team, with the opportunity to expand your expertise into the into Complex Mental Health/Trauma service. The Naomi unit has a full MDT (Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, CBT Therapist, OT, Dietitian, Physio, Specialist Nurses & Support Workers) with significant expertise in the treatment of Eating Disorders who highly value the role and expertise of the Dietitian. There is a holistic ‘Pathways to Recovery’ programme for the patients that ensures all aspects of their lives are supported during the recovery process, including physical monitoring, self-catering and social eating. This unit is CBT informed and there will be training opportunities both formal and informal to develop your skills in this area as well as Clinical Supervision opportunities in group and individual settings.
SCHOEN CLINIC BEHAVIOURS:
Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based around our five key values:
Accountable: Taking ownership of the things I say and do
Caring: Treating others as I would like to be treated
Collaborative: Working together to make a winning team
Courageous: Being proud to be different and challenge the norm
Determined: Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations
In the course of their duties employees will have access to confidential material about patients, members of staff and CCL. On no account must information relating to identifiable patients be divulged to anyone other than authorised persons, for example, medical, nursing or other professional staff, as appropriate, who are concerned directly with the care, diagnosis and/or treatment of the patient.
Similarly, no information of a personal or confidential nature concerning individual members of staff should be divulged to anyone without the proper authority.
Failure to observe these rules will be regarded as serious misconduct, which could result in disciplinary action being taken including dismissal. Due to the commitment to continuous improvement, it is likely that the post will evolve over time
These duties will be subject to regular review and any amendments will be made in consultation and agreement with the post holder.
Due to the level of applications we receive for each vacancy. Schoen Clinic reserves the right to offer a position to an exceptional applicant prior to the closing date of the job advert.