Perinatal Mental Health Community Nurse

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
8 Sep 2021
7 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

MIMHS is therefore expanding its multi-disciplinary team to include a highly experienced Mental Health Nurse. There is 1 post available in Maidstone, for the locality of West Kent. We are particularly interested in applicants that have a passion for working in perinatal mental health, with mums and their families, and have a keen interest in developing specialist skills in this area.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills, with the backing of a well-developed team to make a difference to the recovery of our mums. You would further develop your expertise to ensure that we deliver high quality, person centred care at the right time and in the right place.

To accept referrals requiring specialist input for assessment, treatment and co-ordination with other relevant services.

To work collaboratively with care co-ordinators and other mental health professionals complimenting the ongoing intervention of the generic teams during the perinatal period.

To provide specialist clinical interventions to clients, infants and families experiencing perinatal mental illness.

To manage caseloads and administration systems.

To formulate, implement and evaluate clinical programmes.

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria

  • RMN
  • Member of a professional body
  • Mentorship

Desirable criteria
  • Further training relevant to perinatal mental health
  • Degree

Knowledge and skillsEssential criteria
  • Infant and child development
  • Safeguarding

Desirable criteria
  • Perinatal Mental Health specific training

ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience of working within mental health services
  • Exposure to working with infants and families

Desirable criteria
  • Clinical experience of working in Perinatal Mental Health

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........!

New starter bonus

Ref: JD235I

Job Details

Perinatal Mental Health Community Nurse

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
8 Sep 2021
7 Oct 2021

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