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CAMHS Education Mental Health Practitioner

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024
This is an exciting opportunity for a registered Health and Social Care professional to join the newly establishing North Wales CAMH School In-Reach Service. You will work directly with education teams of teaching and non-teaching staff in schools across North Wales in Wrexham/Flintshire, Denbighshire/Conwy and Gwynedd/Ynys Mn to enhance the support already provided by our specialist CAMHS colleagues and other stakeholdersWe are hoping to recruit practitioner/s to our pool of bank staff to contribute to support and cover resource gaps in service continuity and support us in delivering our vision to schools across North Wales. You will be based working in one of our hub offices Caernarfon, with the potential for agile working at a future date. There will be a requirement for you to travel to schools and other health bases within the BCUHB area. As an Education Mental Health Practitioner, you will be responsible for providing direct CAMHS mental health consultation, advice, guidance and training to education staff and provide indirect support to the learners attending schools within a given area. There will be an expectation for you to attend some of our training provision in order to complete all the necessary aspects of the role and you will be required to attend clinical supervision monthly

Main duties of the job

You will be required to travel across the region, however, consideration will be given to your personal geographical location when allocating work. Please note this post is predominantly working with adults, working indirectly with children through the provision of consultation, and building the capacity of education staff to respond to the emerging mental health needs of children and young people, a knowledge and/or experience of working with people across the life span would be an advantage.Consultations can either be fulfilled via MS Teams or face to face in schools. Other aspects of the role is to provide delivery of our in-house training packages within the school setting for education staff on a regular basis and conducting school visits which may include initial introductory meetings with school leaders

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please contact us via e-mail to to arrange an informal meeting

Person Specification



  • Relevant professional Qualification and Registration



  • Experience



  • Welsh essential
  • Flexible working

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board





LL57 2EE

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