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Band 6 RNMH CAMHS Drug And Alcohol Team

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024
The post is Gwent wide, and community based, you will be expected to cover caseloads during periods of sickness and annual leave. The post requires travel across Gwent, with the base in St Cadocs Hospital.

Gwent NGAGE is a fully integrated service with camhs drug and alcohol team providing the tier 3 response and there is an expectation to attend various premises across Gwent where required.

The service is externally funded and commissioned as agreed in tender process with recent 10 year contracts.

You will manage a case load of young people aged under 18 years living in Gwent with Complex drug and alcohol needs. There may be times where the young person could be placed outside of Gwent, availability to travel to such areas will be required. You will be expected to identify, assess, provide interventions, co-ordinate, and evaluate care, with a range of professionals across various agencies.

Main duties of the job

To participate and have an oversight of the assessment of new patients/clients, treatment planning

Completion of urine sampling and Breathalysers where required,

To carry out WARRN risk assessments

To ensure team leader is aware of any patient who would be considered a risk or are a potential risk to others, i.e., suicidal, sexual, safeguarding and physical abuse or violent patient.

To undertake mandatory corporate safeguarding supervision,

Participate as an active member of the team, attendance at weekly MDT and joint allocation meetings, CAMHS away days and represent the service in the absence of the team manager.

To ensure advice/consultation and interventions are based on evidence.

Accurate and timely documentation keeping and report writing, use of WCCIS, alongside excellent communication skills.

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 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



  • RMN
  • Sufficient experience



  • Significant post qualification experience


  • CAMHS or Substance misuse experience

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


St Cadocs Hospital

Lodge Road


NP18 3XQ

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