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Perinatal Care Coordinator

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Southmoor Road Wythenshwe Manchester M23 9LT
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Perinatal Care
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse, social worker, or occupational therapist to join our expanding Perinatal Mental Health Team.

We are seeking a compassionate, person centred individual, with a genuine interest in working with women and families in the perinatal period, who has excellent communication and multi-agency liaison skills.

We offer excellent training opportunities to our staff and provide robust supervision to support delivery of high-quality care.

The Perinatal CMHT is commissioned to support women throughout Greater Manchester, who experience moderate to severe mental health problems during and after pregnancy, and for their infant up to the age of one year. The Perinatal CMHT provide assessment, care and treatment including the prevention, detection and management of maternal mental health problems that complicate pregnancy and the postpartum year.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be responsible for a caseload of women experiencing perinatal mental illness, working as a Perinatal Care Coordinator in partnership with service users and other professionals, managing and coordinating complex packages of care for both mother and infant.

The post holder will work in a variety of settings completing routine and urgent assessments of women to assess mental health, risk, and safeguarding.

The post holder will work closely and collaboratively with colleagues in Early Attachment services, IAPT services, maternity services, health visiting, and children's services.

There is also a duty worker element to this role, which will be carried out to support the Referral/assessment system.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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.

Our people enjoy their 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

Work as an autonomous Perinatal Care coordinator with a defined caseload, ensuring the ongoing assessment of women within the service and providing a range of needs-led interventions and care.

To aid the identification and treatment for the mental health needs of pregnant women and those with infants up to one year old.

To work in collaboration with both colleagues from Adult Mental Health services and staff from other perinatal services.

To work collaboratively, Specialist Midwifery, Children and families services, Early attachment services Perinatal IAPT and VCSE across Greater Manchester.

The post holder will work in a variety of settings undertaking assessments, using the agreed processes of women with serious mental health conditions who have been referred to the team.

They will also deliver interventions and in collaboration with service users and family develop individualised care plans ensuring that high quality care is delivered at all times.

There is also a duty worker element to this role, which will be carried out to support the Referral/assessment system.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, wed love to hear from you.

Person Specification essential and desirable Essential
  • o Relevant professional qualification (RMN/SW/OT) o Evidence of post registration development
  • Experience of working within a perinatal service. o Experience of providing perinatal mental health care within the community. o Experience of working across organisational boundaries. o Complex clinical assessment, care planning and delivery of interventions
Desirable
  • oContinued professional develop with a specific focus on perinatal mental health.
  • Experience of working within a perinatal service. o Experience of providing perinatal mental health care within the community. o Experience of working across organisational boundaries. o Complex clinical assessment, care planning and delivery of interventions
from shortlisting and interview questions Essential
  • o Relevant professional qualification (RMN/SW/OT) o Evidence of post registration development
  • Continued professional develop with a specific focus on perinatal mental health.
Desirable
  • Continued professional develop with a specific focus on perinatal mental health.
  • Experience of working within a perinatal service. o Experience of providing perinatal mental health care within the community. o Experience of working across organisational boundaries. o Complex clinical assessment, care planning and delivery of interventions


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