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Perinatal Nursery Nurse (Band 4)

Job Reference: 376-NLCG-052

Employer:
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
NLCG Peri Natal
Location:
Scunthorpe
Salary:
£21,892 to £24,157 pa

North Lincolnshire Mental Health Service – Band 4 Nursery Nurse for Perinatal services

Are you interested or have a passion for Perinatal Mental Health? Can you help to shape a sustainability and transformation partnership (STP) wide service for the Humber York and Vale STP based in North Lincolnshire and working as part of our community mental health services?

One in five women experience post or ante natal depression, anxiety or in some cases psychosis during pregnancy or in the first year after childbirth.

Perinatal mental health services provide specialist care for women (and their babies) with moderate to serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder or severe depression whilst they are pregnant or in the first 12 months after birth. The long term benefits of this kind of specialist care offers early help and support to parents and babies to help with bonding.

As a nursery nurse for perinatal services you will be working with the children of perinatal mothers to provide a comprehensive perinatal mental health service in a range of settings. These may include clinics within ante-natal departments and children’s centers and primary care settings as well as home visits and phone contact. Experience of working within a community setting and with women requiring perinatal mental health support is desirable.

The applicant must have excellent clinical skills, be able to demonstrate an ability to contribute to comprehensive assessment of the needs of a child and family, thoroughly assess risk and escalate any concerns, contribute to safe and effective risk management plans and document and communicate these clearly and concisely with a passion for perinatal mental health.

Please ensure that you meet the essential criteria as per the person specification before applying for this post.

For additional information please contact: Charlotte Jubber Community Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Service Manager via email on c.jubber@nhs.net– 01724 270363 or Jo-Ann Yates, Early Intervention Team Leader via email on jo-ann.yates@nhs.net or 01724 270363

Interview date: TBC

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.

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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.




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