Perinatal Mental Health Nurse

Care UK
Wakefield, UK
03 Sep 2019
07 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Break into Prison Healthcare!

We have a unique opportunity to work within the Mental Health Team within HMP YOI New Hall as a Perinatal Mental Health Nurse.

HM Prison New Hall is a Closed Category prison for female adults and young offenders. The prison is located in the village of Flockton (near Wakefield) in West Yorkshire, England.

About the Job:

As part of this post, you will manage a defined caseload of service users experiencing moderate to severe perinatal mental health problems, and those with pre-existing severe mental health diagnoses to reduce perinatal risk and maintain stability in this vulnerable period for women's mental health. They will undertake holistic community assessments with a strong emphasis on the parent-infant relationship and safeguarding. You will also offer a variety of therapeutic interventions including supportive therapy, psychosocial interventions, specialist medication advice and problem solving techniques.

A full job description is available on request if you are unable to download via our website.

The Job Requirements

You will be an RMN in Mental Health and registered with the NMC, with post registration experience in primary care.

Experience of working within a forensic setting is desirable and not essential.

Salary and Benefits

The salary is up to £35,000 per annum dependent on the experience.

Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs...

About Care UK

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country.

The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person's care.

Further Job Information

This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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