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CAMHS Nurse - S-CAMHS Crisis Outreach Team

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The CAMHS Emergency Pathway teams work intensively with young people families/carers, and other agencies during crisis and post crisis, using a range of therapeutic approaches and interventions. The Emergency Pathway teams comprise of our Emergency Liaison Team ELT , Crisis Outreach Team COT, and the Intensive Support and Engagement Team (ISET). All three teams work with families / carers and young people, mainly in home and community settings, however, we also work from safe therapeutic settings such as St Cadoc's Hospital, Grange University Hospital, Princess of Wales Hospital and some adult mental health acute inpatients wards.

Main duties of the job

COT have 1 vacant Band 6 post. We are looking for a flexible, experienced registered mental health nurse who is able to work with families and young people who are experiencing high anxiety as a result of psychiatric crisis.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a multi disciplinary team, and will also need to be skilled and confident at multi-agency working. We are looking for someone who has established and accredited skills, post -registration, and who is able to adapt to crisis situations as and when they arise.

We would be looking for an RMN candidate who have CAMHS experience, crisis experience, or who have experience of working in mental health teams in other areas of Mental Health.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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



  • Up to date NMC registration
  • Evidence of continuous professional Development.
  • Additional post graduate training working towards in a range of therapeutic interventions or advanced practice for example: DBT, CBT, Family Therapy, psychotherapy, psychosocial Interventions.
  • Experience of working with children or young people who have serious mental disorders and engage in risk taking behaviours.


  • CAMHS experience
  • Breakaway Training

Aptitudes and Abilities


  • Able to undertake a comprehensive CAMHS Assessment and WARRN risk formulation
  • Experience of working with children or young people who have serious mental disorders and engage in risk taking behaviours.
  • Communicate verbally and effectively with service users, managers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to plan and coordinate multi-disciplinary care programme.
  • Able to develop and maintain professional relationships within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Effective skills and knowledge of mental disorder, risk assessment and management.


  • Good risk management

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


White Valley Centre, St Cadoc's Hospital, Caerleon.

Lodge Road


NP18 3XQ

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