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Adult Eating Disorder Caseworker

Cornwall Mind

Hours: 37.5 hours
Salary: £23,400
Location: Bodmin with flexibility to travel

About Cornwall Mind

Cornwall Mind was formed by the merger of two smaller Mind organisations in 2020. We are an independent CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) responsible for its own income generation and governance. We are aligned with the vision and values of National Mind set out above as part of the Mind Federation.

We provide opportunities for recovery from mental ill-health and maintaining wellbeing for the People of Cornwall.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support adults with mild binge eating disorder to reduce their binge eating behaviour and regain control of their eating.
  • To facilitate and provide a guided self-help programme grounded in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments via a group programme and 1-1 support.
  • To provide psychoeducation around binge eating, encouraging service users to source more adaptive ways of coping.
  • To maintain all required records of clients’ personal data and wellbeing outcomes, as agreed, to support the running of this programme.
  • To manage a defined caseload under direct clinical supervision and to use supervision effectively in considering an individual’s on-going suitability for the programme.
  • To build and maintain positive relationships with key partner agencies and programme staff.
  • To undergo any training relevant to the role.
  • To plan programme delivery for service users, e.g., organising group meetings, liaising with venues, organising appropriate equipment and materials.
  • To have own transport and the ability to commute.
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