A Vacancy at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
Are you a registered mental health nurse who has an interest in perinatal mental health and is looking for a unique opportunity to work closely with mothers and babies within an established in-patient specialist perinatal mental health service? If so, we are keen to meet you!
The Channi Kumar Mother and Baby Unit is a 13 bedded unit committed to providing evidence based treatments for mothers with mental health problems and their babies. We aim to reduce risk and promote the relationship between a mother and her baby, which prepares them for a lasting return to the community. We offer a holistic treatment programme and encourage the involvement of partners in this process. Our service is for women who develop a mental illness or have a relapse of serious mental illness during pregnancy, and women who have developed postnatal depressions, post-partum psychosis or have had a relapse of serious mental illness following the birth of their baby. We also provide a unique parenting assessment service for local and national authorities across the United Kingdom. We undertake assessment of women or couples and their infant...
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