Service Care Solutions Ltd

Perinatal Mental Health Nurse

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse
Camden and Islington NHS Trust
Perinatal Mental Health Service
St Pancras Hospital, Pancras Rd, London NW1 0PE
Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 (3 Month Contract)

This post will be for the sub team of Barnet and Enfield & Haringey, the applicants will be doing New Patient Assessments, carrying out home visits and reviews on the acute maternity wards.

They will also be able to work from home a couple of days a week and use digital platforms where appropriate to carry out some of the follow up / patients contacts.

The North London Partners Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service is a community mental health service for pregnant and postnatal women with severe and complex mental illness.

The aim of the team is to detect, prevent and treat perinatal mental health problems to improve the experience of pregnancy and the first year postpartum for women and their families.

Clinical Responsibilities

To undertake specialist initial clinical assessment and formulation using a range of both specialist and generic tools.

Making an autonomous judgement about own caseload

To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care in negotiation with service users, carers and other services, considering the needs of a diverse community

Intervening using a range of therapeutic modalities e.g.

CBT, Systemic Family Therapy etc.

Assisting in and determining the point of discharge / transfer of the service user

To communicate clinical assessment or presentation to others within the team and appropriate external agencies including GPs

To maintain contemporaneous records to the standard required by the trust and the relevant professional body

To assess and manage risk

Encouraging service users to accept an optimum level of responsibility for their programme of care and with their consent, where appropriate, seek the cooperation of friends / relatives / carers.

To ensure that all duties within the role are delivered in accordance with trust policy and professional registration.

Ensuring that professional registration requirements are maintained for themselves and relevant team members.

We also offer a £250 bonus for starting this contract this will be paid out to you after 150 hours completed (4 Weeks)

If you know anyone who may be interested in the position we can also offer a £250 referral fee

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