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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
To support the provision of Health and Social Care to young people experiencing mental ill health in a range of settings within the context of a multi-disciplinary primary care service and support the delivery of evidence based mental health care to clients in resource centres and a range of community based premises.

The post holder will on occasions be required to work without direct supervision.

The post holder will be expected to assist with the organisation and facilitation of the medication monitoring clinics and therapeutic groups.

This post will form part of a multidisciplinary team which consists of Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychology, Family Therapy, CAMHS specialist nurses and dedicated Administration support for the team.

Main duties of the job

To work within the Assessment Treatment Team within the CAMHS service.

The post holder will liaise closely with other agencies and professionals and provide consultation when required. There will also be a need to provide teaching and training to others.

The post-holder will be responsible for managing own time and will be required to plan range of complex activities balancing client needs with other requirements of post.

The post-holder will have a thorough understanding of consent to treatment issues and will effectively demonstrate analysis which leads to clinical judgment in client notes.

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.

Person Specification



  • RN (Mental Health) current NMC registration.


  • Relevant degree. Evidence of CPD relevant to CAMHS. Relevant post registration qualifications e.g. Family Therapy Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Eating Disorders Self Harm Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Borderline Personality Disorder Experience in teaching Extensive knowledge in normal and abnormal child development, extensive knowledge in child and adolescent mental health issues.



  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with children, young people and adults. Ability to work effectively under pressure. Ability to work well as part of a team and carry out specific tasks as allocated. Ability to work in a challenging and changeable environment.


  • Well developed reasoning ability. ability to think creatively and to adopt a positive approach to problem solving.



  • Appropriate post registration experience. Experience of working within mental health or a therapeutic post eg eating disorders, challenging behaviour. Experience of mental health assessment and implementation of a range of evidence based therapeutic interventions. Experience of working in partnership with other agencies. Ability to manage a case load. Working knowledge of health, social services, education and the voluntary sector, together with the relevant legislation regarding children's mental health. Management skills.


  • Experience of group teaching. Experience of audit .



  • Good understanding of Child and Adolescent Mental Health issues. Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to local systems, processes and procedures. Knowledge of and adherence to organizational procedures.

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Carnegie Clinic

Brithweunydd Road


CF40 2UH

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