CAMHS Crisis Liaison Nurse

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Port Talbot
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Eating Disorders
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Crisis Liaison Nurse

The CAMHS Crisis Liaison Team provides a 7 day service, working hours are x3 shifts per week 9am-9.30pm with an additional 6hrs shift once a month. The service is developing towards providing operational hours 24hrs, 7 days a week.

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

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and dynamic nurse to become part of our developing CAMHS Crisis Liaison Service covering Swansea Bay University Health Board locality. The post holder will be responsible for urgent emergency assessments of children and young people presenting in crisis; the ability to make balanced decisions and use positive risk taking approaches, whilst managing potentially high pressure situations is an essential part of this role.

The post involves interagency liaison with local A&E departments and paediatric wards as well as with Child and Family Social Services, education and other agencies, as needed.

The CAMHS Crisis Liaison Team provides a 7 day service, working hours are x3 shifts per week 9am-9.30pm with an additional 6hrs shift once a month. The service is developing towards providing operational hours 24hrs, 7 days a week.

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

For further information please contact

Melanie Jones or Claire Newton, CAMHS Crisis Liaison Team Leads

01639 862744 / 862534

Person Specification Emglish Essential
  • relevent qualification
  • relevent experience
Desirable
  • MDT working
  • Teaching
English Essential
  • appropriate CPD
  • Therapeutic skills
Desirable
  • Welsh speaker
  • IT skills


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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