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Community Psychiatric Nurse/Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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North Wales Adolescent Service, Abergele Hospital Site
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
25/09/2019 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



Candidates are invited to apply for the post of CAMHS Practitioner within the North Wales Adolescent Service (NWAS). The post holder will contribute into a multi-disciplinary team of mental health practitioners in the Kite Team. The Kite team is part of the integrated Tier 4 CAMHS for North Wales and will work alongside Community CAMHS and the NWAS inpatient ward to provide an alternative to admission for adolescents from across North Wales. Members of the team work alongside community specialist CAMHS colleagues with young people and families/carers to provide specialist CAMH assessments, formulations, treatments and short term interventions for young people experiencing acute and complex mental health problems.  Clinical and Managerial supervision will be provided.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr I wneud cais am swydd Ymarferydd CAMHS yng Ngwasanaeth Pobl Ifanc Gogledd Cymru (NWAS). Bydd deilydd y swydd yn cynfrannu at dim amlddisgyblaethol o ymarferwyr iechyd meddwl yn nhȋm Kite. Mae tȋm Kite yn rhan o Haen 4 intergredig CAMHS Gogledd Cymru a bydd yn gweithio ochr a CAMHS Cymunedol a Ward Cleifion Mewnol NWAS I gynnig dewis arall yn hytrach na derbyn pobl Ifanc I’r ysbyty o bob rhan o Ogeledd Cymru.  Mae aelodau’r tȋm yn gweithio ochr yn ochr ȃ chydweithwyr CAMHS arbenigol yn y gymuned gyda phobl Ifanc a theuluoedd/gofalwyr I gynnig asesiadau CAMH arbenigol, fformwleiddiadau, triniaethau ac ymyriadua byrdymor I bobl Ifanc sy’n profi problemau iechyd meddwl llym a chymhleth.  Caiff Goruchwyliaeth Clinigol a Rheoli eu cynnig.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rachel Owen, Team Leader, Kite Team. 01745 448700