The post holder will be part of a team of clinicians within the Maternity and Neonatal Psychological Intervention (MNPI) team delivering a range of therapeutic interventions, treatment and advice to pregnant women, their partners and wider family who are experiencing a range of mental health problems in pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. This includes people experiencing less complex presentations requiring low intensity supports to those people who will require high intensity evidence based treatments for complex mental health issues as a result of pregnancy issues.
The post holder must hold a nationally recognized qualification at postgraduate Diploma/Degree Level (e.g., CBT, Counselling, or CAAP Masters degree)
Counsellors: must hold post-graduate diploma or MSc in Counselling and be accredited with BACP at Level 3 or equivalent or working toward accreditation.
Evidence of continuing professional development/post-basic study that is relevant to the role
Knowledge of Mental Health issues and understanding of clinical presentations.
Ability to work with people and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Excellent interpersonal written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to work unsupervised
Ability to offer individual, group and self-help treatments
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Alana McLellan, Specialist Midwife Perinatal Mental Health on 01698 361100 ext 8552 or 07583081843.
If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Heather Macleod, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754363.
Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.
Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.