Senior Staff Nurse - Tier 4 CAMHS

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you enthusiastic, well motivated and want to add value and make a difference to the lives' of children and young people?

We have an exciting opportunity for those wishing to work within the role of Senior Staff Nurse within Child & Adolescent Mental Health Tier 4 Inpatient Unit.

Ty Llidiard is a 15 bedded tier 4 General Adolescent Mental Health Unit with a high care area, serving the population of South Wales. The unit has a full multi-disciplinary team, with a range of medical, nursing and therapeutic posts. The unit assesses and works with young people between the ages of 12 and 18 who live in South, Mid and West Wales and who are experiencing psychiatric disorders such as anorexia nervosa, clinical depression, self-harming behaviours and early onset psychosis. The successful applicant will work as part of a large multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of care and treatment for children and young people.

This is an exciting time to join Ty Llidiard, with a new service specification being developed with our commissioners. We are also developing our vision and strategy of the unit with our staff around 4 C's - Caring, Compassionate, Calm and Confident.

Main duties of the job

To support the Ward Manager in the day to day operational management ofthe ward, including management of junior staffs' sickness, annual leave, andtime in lieu. To function as part of a large multi-disciplinary team, providing a quality therapeutic service to tier 4 patients and their families.

To work within the Multi-disciplinary Team, providing a holistic treatmentpackage for young people.

To provide debriefing sessions and support to staff, following incidents.To receive regular clinical supervision and partake in reflective practice toensure that a high standard of nursing care is maintained at all times.To work in a flexible manner, undertaking shift work as required, in a varietyof settings, to ensure adequate service provision and effective patient care.Shifts are varied and determined by patient need.To manage and co-ordinate the duties for the nursing team on duty including co-ordination of shifts . The post holder will prioritise and delegate appropriate tasks to junior staff, liaising with other professionals and providing accurate shift handover.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • RMN Qualified



  • Experience of working within CAMHS or a therapeutic post eg eating disorders, challenging behaviour.
  • Good communication and time management skills. Proactive and adaptable

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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