- Perinatal Mental Health
- Band 6
- Fixed term 9 months maternity cover
- 37.5 hours per week
- £26,565 - £35,577 per annum
- 24/06/2018 23:59
Full Time Band 6 Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner
Maternity Leave Cover (9 months fixed term contract)
based at Thorn Road Clinic, Runcorn, Halton (subject to change due to team expansion)
PLEASE NOTE: INTERNAL APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY AS AN INTERNAL SECONDMENT MUST HAVE THEIR CURRENT LINE MANAGER’S APPROVAL TO APPLY PRIOR TO APPLYING
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a multi-disciplinary team, contributing to the effective provision of Perinatal Mental and Infant Mental Health Services to an identified caseload of women.
The core purpose of the team in which the post-holder will work, is to deliver high quality, tailored interventions in maternal mental health and attachment based approaches to mothers and infants.
The service will have a key role in raising the profile and standards of mental health care for expectant and newly delivered mothers across universal and specialist services. It is expected that clinical work will be undertaken in the Boroughs of Halton, Warrington, St Helens and Knowsley.
IMPORTANT: The ability, means and willingness to travel between multiple sites in the course of performing duties is essential in this post. The role will involve regular travel across multiple sites in the North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust catchment area. Therefore, the post holder must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post. Please indicate on your application how you meet this requirement.
ALSO, as part of these travel commitments, the post-holder will be expected, on a regular basis, to cross the Mersey River Gateway Toll Bridge for which there is an on-line charge of £2 for each crossing. With the exception of home to base and base to home crossings, these expenses can be claimed back from the Trust.
This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Stefanie Maudsley (Team Manager) on 01928 568162
Dr Katy Murgatroyd (Consultant Psychiatrist) on 01928 568162.
If you have problems applying, contact
- 01925 664431