Family & Systemic Psychotherapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Mental health, Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about delivering high quality family therapy to young people and their families?

Are you interested in joining a team committed to continually improving it's service and experience for children and families?

If yes, come and join us!

About the role

Working across North East Wales in Wrexham and Flintshire CAMHS, and you will deliver family therapy to children, young people with a variety of mental health problems and their families within a multi-disciplinary team.

You will receive regular clinical supervision as well as access to peer supervision.

About the team

You will work alongside friendly and dedicated clinicians from varying professional disciplines, delivering evidence-based interventions to children, young people and families.

You will also be joining a team of well-established and passionate family therapists across North Wales.

Benefits and opportunities

You will have opportunity to become involved in family therapy training clinics, as well as new and exciting service development opportunities.

As a popular holiday destination, we are surrounded by beautiful country and coastline, along with excellent transport links to major cities, Chester, Manchester, Liverpool, Midlands and the North West.

Main duties of the job

Applications are particularly welcome from individuals with additional trainings and experience in other therapeutic evidence based models. An expectation is the post holder will bring experience of having worked across systems and other partner agencies.

All applicants must demonstrate a commitment and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively, effectively and be highly flexible and have a practical approach to work as they will be required to work and operate across sites and within a large multi disciplinary team.

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, employment checks and an enhanced DBS.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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



  • Relevant degree
  • A recognised post graduate Family Therapy or equivalent qualification at level of Masters or higher academic award
  • A professional qualification in a relevant regulated profession eligible under the Mental Health Measure (Wales) 2010 e.g. nursing, social work, clinical psychology
  • UKCP registration as a family/systemic Psychotherapist
  • Highly developed knowledge of systemic theory and practice
  • Knowledge of research design and methodology as practised within the field of family therapy
  • Knowledge of legislation and its implications for both clinical practice and professional management in relation to this client group i.e. children
  • Evidence of continuing professional development as recommended by the UKCP/AFT


  • Additional relevant academic and/or accredited therapeutic qualification



  • Experience of working as a registered family/systemic psychotherapist
  • Experience of implementing evidence based family interventions
  • Experience in relevant regulated profession e.g. nursing, social work or clinical psychology
  • Experience of taking full clinical responsibility for clients' care, with experience of co-ordinating care within the context of multi-disciplinary care-planning


  • Experience of working directly with children and young people
  • Direct experience of Care Coordination under the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010
  • Experience of teaching, training and/or supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


East - Wrexham/Flintshire


LL13 7TD

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