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Community Psychiatric Nurse

  • Job reference: EL177
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurses (CPN) for a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist Perinatal Mental Health team (PPIMHS) in Essex, within the NHS.

Applicant must be a car driver.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £24ph

Hours and length of contract:
*The service operates a Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3-month contract length.

Daily Duties
The service offers support to women with mental health problems during pregnancy and up to a year postnatally and you will hold caseload of women and their partners experiencing mental health issues within this specialist psychiatric and psychological service.

You will be working as part of the Perinatal Parent Infant Mental health Service (PPIMHS) to support the service users focusing on enhancing their wellbeing and planning a 'safety network' of care for parents and babies. The psychological component of the service works with parents and children up until the age of three to address attachment difficulties to prevent complex mental health problems when the babies and toddlers become older.

You will offer mental health assessments to the service users and support their families throughout the process with clinical interventions, consultancy and support to all tiers of intervention including managing risk, writing reports and attending MDT meetings.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared for all positions advertised and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to