Locum Band 7 Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Nurse

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Locum Band 7 Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Nurse

  • Location:

    South London

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  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

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  • 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 a Locum Band 7 Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Nurse to join their Perinatal Mental Health Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 09.00am to 17.00pm.
Job Summary
The post holder will be a Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Nurse responsible for assessing and treating a range of mental health difficulties suffered by pregnant women and those with infants up to one year old. You will be providing clinical expertise and Specialist Borough CMHTs, relevant agencies, such as obstetric liaison, community mental health teams, acute inpatient units and to facilitate a safe and appropriate discharge plans for women from the Mother and Baby Inpatient Unit.
You will be part of the daily duty rota for the service, which involves screening and managing new referrals, fielding telephone queries and supporting the team where necessary.
You will work with other colleagues from generic psychiatric services and staff from other perinatal services. You will provide training, consultation and liaison service for other healthcare professionals both within and outside the Trust, working with women who are pregnant or have infants up to a year old.
You will be a member of a number of internal and external professional networks to ensure that care plans for mother and services across agencies are co-ordinated efficiently and effectively. You will clinically supervise, advise or manage junior members and trainees in the Perinatal Team and work as part of the Multidisciplinary team.
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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