Locum Band 6 CPNx2 - Perinatal Service

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Locum Band 6 CPNx2 - Perinatal Service

  • Location:

    South London

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  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our clients in South London are urgently seeking 2 Locum Band 6 CPN's to join their Perinatal Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Job Description
To work as an autonomous Perinatal Community Nurse with a defined caseload. Ensuring the on-going assessment of adults within the service and providing a range of needs-led interventions and care.
To work in consultation with other professionals making known concerns regarding safeguarding children and safeguarding adults to the appropriate and responsible services.
To aid the identification and treatment for the mental health needs of pregnant women and those with infants up to one year old.
To work in collaboration with both colleagues from generic psychiatric services and staff from other perinatal services.
To provide written information for all perinatal referrals received into the team to the referrers.
To provide a consultation and liaison service for other health care professionals including those outside of the Trust who are working with women who are pregnant or have infants up to a year old.
The post holder will need to have experience of general adult inpatient, Mother and Baby inpatient unit, community mental health services or CAMHS. They will also have experience of working with women who suffer from moderate to severe mental illness in the perinatal period.
They will need to be familiar with Perinatal community standards, governance and performance structures and confident in partnership work with other agencies such as Children and Family Social Services, Midwifery and Obstetric teams, CMHTs, Health Visitors and the Voluntary sector.
They will need to display excellent clinical knowledge and skilled practice in women with mental health disorders in the perinatal period. They will provide consistently skilled judgments in clinical work. They will need to have experience of working in a richly diverse inner city Borough and have the understanding of the opportunities challenges that this brings.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants) or alternatively please email recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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