Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.
We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!
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We are proud to be able to offer you the opportunity to be a part of a new and exciting Perinatal Mental Health service. Our brand new Mother and Baby Unit will be opening end of January 2019.
The unit is NHS England funded and will be the Mother and Baby unit for the East England region as well part of the national beds. The perinatal period is a crucial/vulnerable time for woman as one in five women experience post or ante natal depression, anxiety or in some cases severe mental illness (SMI) such as psychosis during pregnancy or in the first year after childbirth.
Our aim is to provide specialist inpatient care for 8 women and their babies with moderate to serious mental illness, during the perinatal period. We will accept admission for women in late stages of pregnancy and up until the baby is 1 year old.
We aim to create a positive and supportive environment to promote the mothers recovery and babies development. The long term benefits of this kind of specialist care offers early help and support to parents in order for them to build a health bond with their little ones. Supports parents to manage the mental challenges that may emerge in the early stage of their infant’s life and improves outcomes for the child.
We are looking for Band 5 Registered Mental health Nurse who have the relevant years post registration experience to join our MBU team. Experience of working with women requiring perinatal mental health support is desirable but not essential.
We are looking for motivated practitioners who have a positive and respectful personality with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The model of care will provide a specialist inpatient perinatal mental health service, which will integrate maternity services, community and primary care services.
This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody with a passion for supporting new mothers and we encourage anyone to contact us to discuss this opportunity. We would like to hear from dedicated and enthusiastic qualified nurses who would like to work flexible and creatively within our experienced team. You will have regular clinical and management supervision with a yearly appraisal to discuss your goals and aspirations.
You will be working in a passionate multi-disciplinary team that work closely together to deliver care at a high standard.
For you - appropriate training, daily support and regular supervision will be provided We would love you to become a member of our Mother and Baby Unit Team as a full/part time employee (opportunities of flexible working are available). This post does require full PMA fitness (full training will be given) and shift work. If you would like an opportunity to make a difference in woman and their families lives, this would provide you the perfect platform.
Please find attached your Job Description (including a generous relocation package) then click APPLY to start your Candidate experience TODAY!
Benefits included with this role are:-
Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.
Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!
Interviews will be on the 31st January 2019, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.
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EQUAL OPPORTUNITIESApart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK (formerly CRB) FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it. Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.
The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.
This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.
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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Susan Stolworthy or Laura Barnes on 01603 421421
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