Perinatal Support Coordinator

Perinatal Support Coordinator, Central Bradford

37 hours per week

Grade 3 (lower): £26,418 - £28,990 per annum

Family Action is offering an exciting opportunity to work within our highly regarded Perinatal Support Service. We are looking for a Perinatal Support Coordinator to assess and support women and their families who are at risk of developing mental health issues in the perinatal period. The service is an early intervention, low intensity service for those with low level (mild to moderate) mental health issues.

Person requirements (skills/experience)

  • To establish and maintain a referral system, oversee the assessment of parents at home and manage the transition of appropriate referrals into the service.
  • To develop a professional relationship with referred parents and provide home support during the ante and postnatal periods.
  • To support new parents to understand the emotional needs of their infants and promote secure attachment for the child.
  • To facilitate an outcomes led assessment of the needs of parents with perinatal mental health issues and then help them access the right part of the service.
  • To refer parents into and establish support with more appropriate partner agencies during the assessment period if ineligible for the perinatal support service.
  • To match trained befrienders to women and provide regular supervision.

Our Values:

People focus, Mutual Respect, Excellence-in-all-we-do and a Can-Do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • A full induction and on-going quality training
  • The opportunity to become part of Family Action initiatives
  • Flexible working hours
  • Managed work loads with regular supportive and reflective supervision.

For an application pack and further information, including the benefits we offer, please visit: www.family-action.org.uk/workingwithus.

Please email completed applications to: completed.application1@family-action.org.uk

Closing date: 4th October 2019, 9am.

Interview date: 14th October 2019.

Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and final salary pension scheme. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Documents:

Job Advert

Application Form

Job Description and Person Specification 

Closing date: 4th October 2019 9:00am
Hours: 37
Salary: £26,418 - 28,990
Salary Frequency: Per annum
Further details available at: https://www.family-action.org.uk
This job is connected with: Family Action Bradford: Domestic Abuse Advice