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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2022.

Perinatal Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7451

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Perinatal Team
Sycamore Centre, Beaconfield Site, Beacon Lane, Grantham, Lincolnshire
£22,549 to £24,882 per annum

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nursery nurse to join the Perinatal Team based in Grantham, covering Grantham, Stamford, Bourne & the Deepings areas.

The post is available for a qualified Nursery Nurse, experience of NHS community working is essential to the post

The ideal candidate will also have recent experience of working with families in the first 12-24 months of the Perinatal period.

Candidates must have experience of working closely with Mum’s and babies.

Experience of delivering groups to Mum’s and babies would be desirable.

Knowledge of bonding and attachment would also be desirable.

The Perinatal team is LPFT award winning Clinical team of the Year 2020/21

The Perinatal team is a countywide service and It is important to highlight that we are a countywide service and you could be expected to work in area within the county where there is an increased service need.

You will be expected to work collaboratively alongside other teams and services who may also be involved in the care of our patients and their families. The service is delivered through a multi-disciplinary team who provide comprehensive assessment and treatment to pregnant women with a severe mental illness and in the first post-natal year & for some families up to 24 months post natal.

We offer a comprehensive induction programme and continued support and professional development with close links with the East & West Midlands Perinatal network.

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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