Perinatal Team Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Specialist Perinatal Service is a passionate, dynamic and committed team. We are looking to recruit a Perinatal Team Manager, although it would be an advantage, you do not need previous experience of working in perinatal mental health, as training and development is something we pride ourselves on with plenty of opportunities for team members to build on their skills and knowledge. The successful candidate will have a full and comprehensive induction, with support and time to settle into your new role. Our team works with small caseloads of women who are pregnant and those in the post-natal period that have a mental health difficulty, we support them and their families at this important time their lives.

This is a rewarding and varied role working with our colleagues across the Perinatal Pathway.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to manage this amazing team of clinicians. The team work across GM to support the delivery of Perinatal care to women and people with mental illness in a variety of community settings, encouraging principles of the recovery approach.

The Cluster team Manager will provide line management and support to all staff, work collaboratively across organisations.

The manager will support integrated working across services who care for women in the Perinatal period. Directly participate and lead in the achievement of continuous service development and quality improvement agenda, as defined by the service and its stakeholders.

this role will require you to participate in the service bronze on call and Bronze on site rota.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the North West of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

We enjoy our work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • RMN, OT, SW
  • Continued professional development


  • Further professional development in perinatal and/or infant MH
  • Leadership and management training



  • Experience of working in mental health


  • Experieince of working with women in the perinatal period
  • Experience of working as a manager/leader



  • oExtensive knowledge of mental health problems and illnesses
  • oKnowledge of safeguarding issues and child protection requirements/legislation and how these apply to the role
  • oKnowledge of working in a community mental health setting


  • oKnowledge of wider policy and service issues relating to perinatal mental health

Skills and abilities


  • oExcellent clinical assessment skills, including assessment and management of risk; in relation to Adults of Working Age
  • oExperience of providing professionals support/supervision and motivation of staff


  • oInvestigation and root cause analysis skills

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