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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/08/2022.

B7 Perinatal Team Co-Ordinator

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8156

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Perinatal Team
Location:
Lincoln
Salary:
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

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.


Band 7 Perinatal Team Co-ordinator

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 rachel.bradley16@nhs.net.




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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