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Mother & Baby Unit Case Manager

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
East of England Provider Collaborative

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to host the commissioning team to support the new East of England Provider Collaborative (EoEPC). The team deliver a improvements in care for people using specialist mental health services across the East of England region.

The initiative is underpinned by the principles of prevention, early intervention, community based provision, and least restrictive practice. There are 6 ICBs within the East of England region . ICBs will remain critical partners in developing and commissioning community alternatives to admission to hospital.

The EoEPC supports a population of over six million people, delivering specialist mental health and learning disability services.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone who holds patient experience as central to their practice as a registered mental health professional.

The vital role of a Case Manager within the East of England Provider Collaborative encompasses both Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement. Ensuring that the care received by people in Specialised Mother & Baby Units (MBU) is of high quality.

We are looking for an engaging, enthusiastic, and experienced Perinatal Mental Health practitioner who can build robust relationships with people, and friends and family of people who have been admitted into MBUs and with a variety of other stakeholders in both statutory and non-statutory organisations.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
  • As a Case Manager, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service to ensure safe and effective care pathways are in place for all service users from across the East of England in specialised mental health care settings, within the NHS and Independent sectors.
  • To provide clinical support to the specialist commissioners in relation to the defined population, this will include projected mapping of future service use, identification of users for future service provision, planning in terms of future service needs.
  • The role supports the business in driving transformation as well as value for money in planning, commissioning and service the role is designed to build a combination of subject matter expertise and technical skills to develop a strong service delivery.

Due to the role being across the East of England the nominated base can be negotiable.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse or other registered health or social care professional
  • Educated to Masters level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.
  • Possess a relevant additional professional qualification e.g Diploma, Masters level, or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.



  • Extensive knowledge of specialist areas- AED, acquired through post graduate diploma or equivalent experience or training.


  • Lived experience of Mental Health Services.

Skills & Abilities


  • High-level management skills, able to perform to high level in clinical setting, holding services to account and ensuring effective use of NHS England resources.
  • Case management skills, focussing on the needs of the individual and the context of their pathway in relation to all clinical and legal processes
  • High-level communication in particular skills across a range of agency and professional boundaries at a national level.

Knowledge & Understanding


  • Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
  • Detailed knowledge of legal issues pertaining to the specialist service, including MHA 1983, after care under supervision.
  • Experience of identifying and interpreting National policy.


  • Should have an appreciation of the relationship between the Department of Health and individual provider and commissioning organisations



  • Must be able to Drive
  • Adaptability, flexibility and ability to cope with uncertainty and change
  • Willing to engage with and learn from peers, other professionals and colleagues in the desire to provide or support the most appropriate interventions


  • Used to working in a busy environment

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Fulbourn Hospital



CB21 5EE

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