Locum Band 6 - Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner

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Locum Band 6 - Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner

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    Lauren Donnellan

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    01322 282470

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    5 months ago

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​Our clients in Essex are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 6 Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner/Occupational Therapist or a Social Worker to join their Perinatal Mental Health Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with the need for some flexibility at times due to travel.
Job Description
The Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner will work as a member of the Perinatal Mental Health Service. The post holder will manage a defined caseload of service users experiencing moderate to severe perinatal mental health problems, and those with pre-existing severe mental health diagnoses to reduce perinatal risk and maintain stability in this vulnerable period for women's mental health. They will undertake holistic community assessments with a strong emphasis on the parent-infant relationship and safeguarding.
The post holder will offer a variety of therapeutic interventions including supportive therapy, psychosocial interventions, specialist medication advice and problem solving techniques. In addition the post holder will be expected to offer both support and advice to carers and relatives, and to work in an integrated manner with key partner organisations and professionals. The post holder will be required to provide consultative advice to other agencies, and to participate in delivering training and development for other professionals.
Must be a car driver.
​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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