Perinatal Community Practitioner Development

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Godalming
Salary
£26,937 to £40,872 a year Includes 5% Fringe HCAS
Closing date
20 Aug 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Perinatal Care
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Opportunity knocks - do you aspire to change people’s lives for the better? To work flexibly in a highly regarded team who strive to provide high quality care primarily to mothers, alongside their babies and partners by ensuring women experience positive mental health during pregnancy and postnatally.

We offer excellent training and development opportunities to enable you to work in this specialism, including perinatal conferences, simulation training, post graduate opportunities and regular internal training.

We want to welcome onboard mental health practitioners that have a passion for perinatal mental health care, that are willing to learn and grow with the team and do their very best to make a difference. In return you will be rewarded with great job satisfaction, the privilege of being part of women and babies lives at such a special time and making a difference to their future. Alongside this, being part of a supportive, caring and progressive team that has been accredited by the Royal College of psychiatrists. We are looking to recruit to posts in the following:

East Team (Based in Epsom)

South West Team (Based in Godalming)

North West Team (Based in Chertsey)

Working hours can be flexible to accommodate the right person.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the team, you would provide specialist assessments and interventions to women during the perinatal period up to 24 months postnatal. Each team works closely with the mental health midwives and obstetricians from the local maternity unit.

East Team covers Epsom General hospital and East Surrey Hospital.

South West Team covers Royal Surrey hospital and Frimley Park Hospital.

North West Team covers St Peters Hospital.

You will hold a caseload of women for a specified locality in your respective team and participate in triaging new referrals on a rotational basis supported by experienced team members.

The ability to work across Surrey is essential and a car is required.

Please do get in touch to discuss the roles and specific training opportunities.

See attached Competency Profiles for details of the roles available

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country withing easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Job description Job responsibilities

Job Overview

Band 5 To be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team, participating in the provision of on-going assessments, care planning, treatment and support of the women accessing the service and lead the care for a specified caseload.

Band 6 To be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team, participating in the provision of on-going assessments, care planning, treatment and support of the women accessing the service and lead the care for a specified caseload. To supervise and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students.

Suitable for someone who is passionate about ensuring a high quality holistic approach to the care and support provided to the women who have been identified as in need of perinatal support to enable them to have a positive experience of pregnancy, childbirth and during the two years of motherhood.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • NMC Registration as RN3 or RNMH
  • HCPC registered Occupational Therapist or Social Worker
  • UK Driving license and access to a car for work purposes
Experience Essential
  • Band 5 1 years experience working with people with mental health (can be pre qualification)
  • Band 6 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience of supervising students or junior staff and ability to teach and assess in clinical Practice
  • Interest/skill in specialist area


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325-C9325-22-9490
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