NL&SC SPCMHT covers a vast footprint including Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre, Lancaster and South Cumbria. We are seeking applications from confident and enthusiastic professionals who are passionate about working in a perinatal service who have experience in a care coordination role. Post holders will carry out specialist assessments of women referred into the service and also be responsible for an allocated caseload working alongside senior clinicians and have responsibility for the delivery of high quality care.
Main duties of the job
We welcome applications from both male and female applicants and although advantageous, there is no requirement to have previous perinatal experience, as training will be provided.
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.
The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.
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Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role
Person Specification Education Essential
- RMN professional qualification and registration with appropriate professional body.
- Social Worker professional qualification and registration with appropriate professional body.
- A talk therapy qualification or willingness to undertake training.
- An understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 (revised 2007)
- An understanding of the Children's act 1989
- Able to demonstrate knowledge of safeguarding children and how to manage this within a specialist mental health setting.
- Minimum of one year's post graduate experience in a community mental health setting.
- Able to demonstrate and evidence a broad range of therapeutic clinical skills for the post
- Experience of providing clinical supervision.
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