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Specialist Practitioner (RMN) - Perinatal. Incentives Apply

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Brighton and Hove
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
We are excited to be an established service and are looking to recruit a registered mental health nurse (RMN) to join the Brighton and Hove Team - this post is part time 22.5 hours per week.

Full training, support and supervision given and this role can build on previous mental health experience. We are committed to staff wellbeing and are also proud to be delivering a Perinatal mental health service that is meeting national targets. This is an exciting time to join an innovative specialist service! Please get in touch to find out more.

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

Main duties of the job

As a practitioner in the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health service you will be working closely with psychiatrists, psychologists and other clinical practitioners, as well as management and administration colleagues, to provide a mental health service for individuals with perinatal mental health problems. We offer assessment and treatment in clinic community settings as well as in the home. The service also works closely with other agencies such as children and family services, primary care as well as non-statutory organisations.

This role comes with specialist perinatal training as well as a package of supervision and reflective practice and lead nurse support.

About us

Perinatal community mental health services provide specialist care for women (and their babies) with moderate to severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder or severe depression. The long-term benefits of this kind of specialist care offers early help and support to parents and babies to help with a range of perinatal issues including parent infant bonding.

Sussex Partnership have a Perinatal Mental Health Service that covers Sussex. This is delivered by four teams across the area. The service is committed to delivering a high quality service with a strong focus on staff wellbeing.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description for outlines of the main duties and responsibilities of this post, and the person specification which lists the requirements necessary to perform the job. Candidates will be assessed according to the extent to which they meet the specification.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development



  • Proven experience in Adult Mental Health
  • Working within a multi-professional and cross organisational environment

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre

Elm Grove, Brighton

Brighton and Hove


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