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Perinatal People Participation Lead

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
ELFT perinatal services are specialist services that aim to provide mental health care for mothers and support in the care of their infants. The services work closely with colleagues in community services (primary and secondary care settings) to ensure women at risk are identified and that robust care packages are devised and put in place to manage the risk of relapse or treat current mental health concerns.

Main duties of the job

  • Engage stakeholders, including the third sector, to promote improved outcomes for service users and improve service user and carer experience through new insights and perspectives. They will promote advocacy and the voice of the service user throughout the service.
  • Project manage a variety of work streams that underpin the participation agenda, ensuring that practice in each locality is coordinated and supports and responds to the Trust's corporate people participation, carer and social inclusion strategies.
  • Develop an effective strategy to engage mum's who have lived experiences and may have used our services and to inform our future service delivery plans and training packages for existing and new staff.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Perinatal People Participation Lead will work proactively and strategically with Perinatal practitioners and services to support and develop people participation and co-production initiatives.

The postholder will also have the opportunity to gain the skills required to participate in Quality Improvement [QI] to ensure we provide care of the highest quality. They will be involved in QI as both a leader and participant in QI projects.

Person Specification

Application form


  • 3 years experience of work on users and carer related issues.
  • 2 years experience of working in a mental health or related setting
  • Personal experience of using mental health services or being the carer for someone who uses mental health services.
  • Experience of partnership working with third sector agencies or organisations.



  • Ability to provide clear advice, support and guidance to a wide range of people including service users, carers, members of the public, senior managers and external organisations.
  • Ability to work with, support and co-ordinate volunteers.


  • Competent computer skills.

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


City and Hackney Centre for Mental Health

Homerton Row


E9 6SR

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