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Staff Nurse

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Oct 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Join a highly enthusiastic, passionate and committed team. Dedicated to providing the highest quality care for the ladies we treat, their babies and families.

Rainbow Mother and Baby unit is a 6 bedded specialist commissioned service offering assessment, support and treatment to women suffering from acute mental health illness during their third trimester of pregnancy up to baby being 12mths old.

Admissions are accepted primarily from the east of England. The team work very closely with other key professions to ensure the best outcomes for both Mother and baby therefore strong communication skills are essential.

Perinatal work is an exciting area focusing not only on the individual but the extended family during what can be the most amazing and terrifying time in their life.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic RMN whose is committed to providing the best possible care to women at an acutely vulnerable time in their lives while also supporting the wider family network

Main duties of the job

Support and act as Nurse in Charge in the specialist care of women suffering acute mental illness during the perinatal stage

Support in service development and treatment for Mothers and their babies based on evidence based practice

The applicant should have a keen interest in Perinatal Mental Health with a strong family not individual focus

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job description and Person Specification for full details of the role.

Keyworking pre and post natal Mothers, assessing and treating acute mental health illness while supporting them in developing, expanding or continuing the Mother-Infant relationship in a safe and secure environment

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Valid RMN registration and ability to meet NMC revalidation criteria
  • Training in regards to mentorship
  • Training in Parent/infant therapy
Experience Essential
  • Knowledge of and experience working with people with MH illness
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Perinatal MH
  • Working within Acute mental health

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