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Specialist Eating Disorder Clinician

Where you’ll be working: 193 London Street, Hamilton - Specialist Eating Disorder Service and Midland Region Expert Eating Disorder Hub

The details: Permanent 80 hours per fortnight

Are you looking for your next great career move? This opportunity that doesn’t come along every day.

About the service:

Waikato DHB Specialist Eating Disorders Service (SEDS) is a small multi-disciplinary team providing service delivery to clients with complex and severe eating disorders, their families and communities. The Midland Region Expert Eating Disorder Hub tasks are to promote and develop Eating Disorder services in the five DHBS within the Midland Region.

We are looking for a Registered Health Professional with experience in providing evidence based treatment for clients with eating disorders.

Candidates without previous Specialist Eating Disorder experience, but who have three or more years’ experience in delivering evidence based treatment in Mental Health and also have a strong interest in working in this field and a willingness to learn will also be considered.

Required skills & experience:

· has a relevant New Zealand annual practicing certificate, or is eligible to obtain one

· experience of practice in working with clients with eating disorders (both mental health and medical presentations)

· demonstrates advanced clinical care, utilizing evidence based best practice to facilitated client and service development

· team player and can work collaboratively with a range of disciplines.

Contribute to the Midland Hub team providing clinical services in the following areas:

· Eating disorder services to clients and their families.

· Training, advice, consultation and other supervision to health professionals for the Midland Region Expert Hub for Eating Disorders.

· Consultation supporting service development for Midland Eating Disorder Services.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

If you would like to discuss this position prior to applying please contact Glenn Bradburn, Team Leader, glenn.bradburn@waikatodhb.health.nz 021 791 332 or Mandy Shanley, Clinical Lead-Clinical Nurse Specialist 021 410 304 Amanda.Shanley@waikatodhb.health.nz

Application closing date: Open until filled

Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

· Give and earn respect - Whakamana

· Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

· Fair play – Mauri Pai

· Growing the good – Whakapakari

· Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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