General Practitioner with Specialist Interest in Eating Disorders

East London NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has become available within the adult Community Eating Disorders Service for a General Practitioner with Specialist Interest in Eating Disorders for 22.5 hours a week.

The post holder will work in collaboration with other members of the Eating Disorders Service to provide assessment and outpatient treatment for patients aged >18 with an eating disorder. The post holder will provide medical assessment and monitoring for patients referred to the service and will advise the patients own GP in relation to medical interventions.

The post holder will work to the services policies and will supervise, manage and support the work of less experienced team members and trainees. This post primarily involves medical assessment, assessment and monitoring of medical risk, and medical monitoring but will also involve consultancy to a range of staff in primary care and mental health services; teaching and training; and contributing to service audit/evaluation. This role requires that you work a Tuesday or at least the afternoon for key clinical meetings and preferably a Monday as well as part of the .6 WTE.

Main duties of the job

- To provide an assessment of physical risk as part of the CEDS multi-disciplinary assessment team. This will include arranging and interpreting appropriate investigations (e.g. blood tests).

- To contribute to multidisciplinary assessments, care planning, clinical reports and referral to Page 5 of 11 other appropriate agencies/services.

- To provide assessment feedback to patients and appropriate professionals.

-To provide health education advice for clients following the medical assessment / review

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Date posted

02 August 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Specialty Doctor

Salary

£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

363-MRLB10752-A

Job locations

Mountbatten House

56 High Street S

South Dunstable, Bedfordshire

LU6 3HD


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully qualified GP with GMC registration and on the GP register
  • Evidence of annual appraisal and revalidation (when appropriate)
  • General practice (Vocational Training Scheme) trained
  • On the medical performers list

Desirable

  • Specialist qualification in mental health

Knowledge & skills

Essential

  • Medical assessment and medical management of people with an eating disorder
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team working and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Ability to maintain tryst and confidence of patients
  • Willingness to share knowledge and collaborate with other professionals
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with multi-disciplinary teams:
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality within and NHS MDT

Desirable

  • Specialist training in delivery of psychological therapies.

Experience

Essential

  • Successfully completed general practice specialist training
  • Clinical and information governance
  • Medical Assessment and management of patients with an eating disorder
  • Organised and efficient in record keeping and completion of paperwork
  • Computer literacy

Desirable

  • Prior experience of working in Specialist eating disorder service

Personal attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work as an effective, sensitive and self-aware team member
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm and commitment to the client group and service model
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and develop as a reflective practitioner

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Must be a non-smoker during working hours
  • Must hold a current driving license and have independent means of transport
  • Willing to travel between Trust sites as required
  • Must be willing to undertake DBS check at enhanced level
  • Must be legally entitled to work in this country.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully qualified GP with GMC registration and on the GP register
  • Evidence of annual appraisal and revalidation (when appropriate)
  • General practice (Vocational Training Scheme) trained
  • On the medical performers list

Desirable

  • Specialist qualification in mental health

Knowledge & skills

Essential

  • Medical assessment and medical management of people with an eating disorder
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team working and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Ability to maintain tryst and confidence of patients
  • Willingness to share knowledge and collaborate with other professionals
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with multi-disciplinary teams:
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality within and NHS MDT

Desirable

  • Specialist training in delivery of psychological therapies.

Experience

Essential

  • Successfully completed general practice specialist training
  • Clinical and information governance
  • Medical Assessment and management of patients with an eating disorder
  • Organised and efficient in record keeping and completion of paperwork
  • Computer literacy

Desirable

  • Prior experience of working in Specialist eating disorder service

Personal attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work as an effective, sensitive and self-aware team member
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm and commitment to the client group and service model
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and develop as a reflective practitioner

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Must be a non-smoker during working hours
  • Must hold a current driving license and have independent means of transport
  • Willing to travel between Trust sites as required
  • Must be willing to undertake DBS check at enhanced level
  • Must be legally entitled to work in this country.

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

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From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Mountbatten House

56 High Street S

South Dunstable, Bedfordshire

LU6 3HD


Employer's website

https://www.elft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Mountbatten House

56 High Street S

South Dunstable, Bedfordshire

LU6 3HD


Employer's website

https://www.elft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Operationals Manager

Hayley Lucas

hayley.lucas5@nhs.net

01582293262

Date posted

02 August 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Specialty Doctor

Salary

£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

363-MRLB10752-A

Job locations

Mountbatten House

56 High Street S

South Dunstable, Bedfordshire

LU6 3HD


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