Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to begin the journey of a rewarding career within CAMHS.

We a looking to fill 2 vacancies for a permanent Band 5 RMN's to work within CAMHS. The vacant posts are based in Bridgend and Taff Ely . This is an opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and experience of working with children, and young people experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties and support their families within community service in the Cwm Taf Locality.

The CAMHS Service has a number of bases across the CTM Locality, the newly refurbished Carnegie Clinic in the Rhondda, Child and Family Centre Tonteg , Keir Hardie Health Park in Merthyr and Bridgend clinics. The post holder's clinical work will be as part of a robust and supportive multi-disciplinary community team working across the locality.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Mental Health Nurse to develop their therapeutic skills.You will manage a caseload of young people with mental health difficulties and you will provide therapeutic packages of intervention to support them and their families in alignment of the All wales Mental Health Measure 2010.

This post will form part of a small multidisciplinary team based in one of the 2 areas, Bridgend or Taff Ely. Each team consists of Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychology, Family Therapy, CAMHS specialist nurses and dedicated Administration support for the team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the mental health assessments/ interventions of children and young people referred to our service the ability to make balanced decisions and use positive approaches, whilst managing potentially high pressure situations is an essential part of this role. The post involves interagency liaison with all local authority, and third sector services. Child and Family Social Services, education and other agencies, as needed.

This post will be based in either Bridgend, Rhondda or Taff Ely.

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



  • RN (Mental Health) current NMC registration.


  • Training apropriate to post e.g Post Registration Qualification in child and Adolescent Mental Health. Child protection, child development, working with families.



  • Working within a team, experience in assessment and clinical interventions.


  • Experience of working with children and/or young people with mental health problems. Experience of facilitating group work. community work or 1-1 work with patients.



  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with children, young people and adults. Ability to work effectively under pressure. Ability to work well as part of a team and carry out specific tasks as allocated. Ability to work in a challenging and changeable environment.


  • Well developed reasoning ability. ability to think creatively and to adopt a positive approach to problem solving.

Circumstances eg Mobility/Availability special attendance requirements.


  • Ability to travel around the designated area of the service and escort clients in the community as required. Car owner/driver in possession of full current driving licence.



  • Good understanding of Child and Adolescent Mental Health issues. Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to local systems, processes and procedures. Knowledge of and adherence to organizational procedures.

Personal Attributes


  • Resourceful, creative, motivated, ability to reflect on practice. Enthusiastic about working with young people and their families. Ability to discuss difficulties in an open and honest way.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Tonteg Hosital

Church Road


CF38 1HE

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