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CAMHS Occupational Therapist - Eating Disorder Pathway (BB-4588A)

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Southampton CAMHS have an exciting opportunity opening for the role of a Specialist Occupational Therapist working within their Eating Disorders pathway. You will be part of a wider multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality interventions to children, young people and their families presenting with a range of mental health difficulties. As well as dedicated time for working in our Eating Disorder service there will be additional time for core Specialist CAMHS work.As a dedicated worker in the eating disorders pathway you will be working alongside the lead Consultant Psychiatrist, nurses, therapists, and support worker to deliver bespoke care packages according to need. This will include a combination of clinic work and home visiting as well and building strong relationships with local tier 4 providers to ensure consistency of care for those young people requiring periods of hospital admission.You will work alongside young people and their families to deliver outstanding care and helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. You will be expected to help practically, supervising mealtimes in a variety of environments, liaising with schools/ colleges and families, offering psychoeducation around food, eating disorders and managing emotions. In addition, you will be expected to offer supervision to more junior members of the team in their delivery of prescribed care plans. You will be part of resource development and training and education to other professionals and supporting all members of the MDT team.

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