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Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner - Denbighshire

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a post in primary care within the community mental health team in Rhyl

We provide assessments from numerous agencies who refer through our SPOAA daily meetings, and offer brief interventions within groups and occasionally on a one to one basis.

Also a good knowledge of third sector agencies is useful as we work hard to become more familiar and signpost to these very helpful agencies, moving on in improving our contact with them and continually improving our working relationships.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Primary Mental Health Support services for an experienced, motivated and forward thinking practitioner to join a busy supportive team based in the Denbighshire area.A position have arisen in Hafod Community Mental Health team.

The successful candidate whilst working closely with a multi - disciplinary team, will receive referrals directly from GP's and provide short term interventions for individuals with mild to moderate illness and will work closely with colleagues from secondary care and specialist services as well as third sector organizations and statutory agencies.

The successful candidates will manage a caseload of patients with whom they will work alongside to formulate risk management plans and care planning based on robust assessment of need. We are looking for a good team player who has excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize and manage their time effectively.

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

About us

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.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

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

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



  • Post registration experience in mental health
  • NMC registered MH nurse or other appropriate profressional


  • Supervisory experience
  • Adult mental health experience



  • Mental Health Practitioner

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

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Hafod CMHT

Beachwood Road


LL18 3SR

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