Clinical Lead for Adult Eating Disorders

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

The East of England MH Programme and Clinical Networks are looking for an exceptional clinician who will provide strong clinical leadership and an expert clinical voice to enable achievement of the best possible standards of healthcare for adults with Eating Disorders our population in support of the NHS Five Year Forward View (FYFV) and Long Term Plan (LTP).

Clinical Networks have a pivotal role to play in enabling local health economies to improve health outcomes through large scale improvement programmes. They do this by connecting STPs, commissioners, providers, professionals, patients and the public across pathways of care/service area to share best practice and innovation, measure and benchmark quality and outcomes, and drive improvement.

The Clinical Lead for Adult Eating Disorders will work within the Adult Eating Disorder work stream and the Community MH Transformation Programme, working closely with the Head of the Regional Mental Health Programme, Clinical Networks & Transformation. They will play a key role in developing and assisting the delivery of the East of England programme of quality improvement across mental health. This role will work in an integrated way with STPs, clinicians, commissioners, providers, NHS England and non NHS partners to promote and embed innovation, transformation and sustainability of services across the East of England.

The successful candidate will be an experienced clinical leader and specialist in Adult eating Disorders with the ability to motivate and inspire others to ensure that the strategic ambitions of the Clinical Networks are delivered. You will have a proven track record of supporting improvements for patients and their families by addressing health inequalities, working with key stakeholders in developing effective partnerships and supporting commissioners to transform care across the system, in a complex and challenging climate.

Your knowledge, skills and competencies will reflect the seniority and importance of this role and it is essential that you have an ability to command credibility and to constructively challenge and influence internal and external stakeholders with a driven, inspirational and collaborative leadership style. You will also have strong analytical and decision making skills with a focus on delivering impressive results and innovative solutions.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a senior clinical leadership role with demonstrable evidence that you have the skills necessary to influence stakeholders and partner organisations to deliver whole system clinical transformation and champion improvement through change. The ability to work flexibly is also critical as the post holder will be required to travel to meetings as required and a car driver/owner is essential due to the travelling required in the role.

Fixed Term or Secondment - due to funding with view to becoming permanent

For a discussion about this post please contact Helen Hardy on or

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Donna Kinnane

Job title: Business Coordinator

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Reference: 40909956

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