Perinatal Mental Health Social Worker / Occupational Therapist (SW/OT)

London / temporary / £20.71-£27.71/h
Stefan Thomas

Belmont Recruitment are currently in search of a Perinatal Mental Health Social Worker / Occupational Therapist (SW/OT) Band 5-6 to join the Perinatal Service based out of Basildon in Essex. The role is Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm, however there is scope for flexibility so applicants who cannot work full time are still encouraged to apply, this is initially on an ongoing locum however this will most likely be made permanent.

The Perinatal Social Worker / Occupational Therapist will work as a member of the Perinatal Mental Health Service. The post holder 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. In addition the post holder will be expected to offer both support and advice to carers and relatives, and to work in an integrated manner with key partner organisations and professionals. 

The pay rate for this locum role is between £20.71 - £27.71 per hour dependant on experience, however this is open for negotiation for someone with years of experience.

Company benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Great development opportunities
  • 24/7 Assistance
  • Block Bookings Months in advance

Why register?

  • Free DBS Check
  • Weekly payroll
  • Free Mandatory Online Training Modules
  • Uniform provided
  • Dedicated consultant


This Perinatal Mental Health Social Worker / Occupational Therapist (Band 5-6) is being advertised by James O’Kane; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.