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Outpatient Eating Disorders Dietitian

Orri is looking for an Outpatient Eating Disorders Dietitian to join our soon to launch outpatient service!

The dietetic role at Orri is an active and important role within our service, working alongside the clinical team to provide a mixture of individual sessions and groups, and work to build strong therapeutic relationships with the clients.

The approach is one of collaboration, support and challenge. We work with clients to support them in growing their confidence in their relationship with food as they move through their recovery.

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of the Outpatient therapy programme and they will be expected to be closely involved in discharge planning throughout the service users care. The post holder will be expected to work with clients using evidence-based and client-centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which provide clients with the confidence, skills and coping strategies required for independent living.

The post holder will ensure that the practice of junior team members is within legal and ethical frameworks according to appropriate codes of professional conduct, mental health legislation and contractual obligations.

The post holder will be expected to interface between the Community Mental Health Team, Inpatient services and other Mental Health Network services and agencies as required.

The post holder will be expected to have significant knowledge and experience of working with people who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder, and competent to support their psychological needs.

The post holder should be someone who embodies the values of Orri, can conduct themselves in a professional and compassionate manner and is able to hold a safe space for the prospective client to feel comfortable and supported.

The post holder should have strong clinical note taking and reporting skills, as well as team collaboration and communication skills.  The post holder will be expected to engage with monthly supervision sessions for their personal wellbeing and professional development.  

The post holder will be highly organised and proactive, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and to manage and prioritise a varied and busy workload. The post requires a positive and hands on attitude and approach; with empathy, influencing and interpersonal skills.

If this sounds like the job for you, we’d like to hear from you! Contact our HR team below.