We are looking for a committed and dynamic RMN to provide specialist mental health care to lead our new Maternal Mental Health service.
Maternal Mental Health Services (MMHS) aim to provide specialist assessment and intervention for women with moderate–severe/complex mental ill health relating to the experience of loss or trauma in maternity/neonatal/perinatal contexts. The service aims to bring together Maternity and Mental Health staff and expertise to offer:
• Psychological interventions that are evidenced based and in Iine with NICE Guidelines • Trauma informed care • Reproductive care to support women who experienced a birth injury which has caused both physical and mental trauma • Contraceptive advice, signposting or prescription in support of future pregnancies part of a holistic package of care • Peer worker support group or 1:1 • Assessment and signposting to onward support for partners of those accessing services.
You will also support the wider Perinatal Mental Health Team alongside the current Perinatal Team Co-ordinator in innovating and delivering service developments therefore experience in this area is desirable. as is the ability to manage a team through change. You will have a strong sense of initiative, excellent team working ability and exceptional communication skills.
A willingness to undertake training relevant to the post is expected.
You must hold relevant qualifications as detailed in the Person Specification and have current professional registration with a substantial level of post qualification experience.
Whilst the Perinatal service is based in Lincoln the trust is also open to remote and flexible working possibilities as part of this role and dependant on business/service needs. The post holder will be expected to travel to other sites in the county as required and the trust also makes use of digital technology that allows for remote working when appropriate.
If you are interested and wish to discuss the role please contact Rachel Bradley, Service Manager via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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