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CAMHS Nurse / CAMHS Practitioner

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Wrexham / Mancot
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has opened up within North East Wales CAMHS. We are seeking 4 experienced practitioners to join our teams across Wrexham & Flintshire. Please specify your preferred base on application, allocations will be made after interview on a needs basis.

The successful candidates will join our clinical team providing assessment and interventions for children and young people.

If you are enthusiastic and passionate about working with Children and their families please apply.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for practitioners who can work flexibly across the different areas of the service with the enthusiasm needed to engage a wide range of children, young people, their families and other professionals in meeting their diverse needs. You must be a registered professional with a relevant governing body (NMC, Social Care Wales or health professionals council) and be able to deliver mental health assessments (compliant with The Mental Health Measure Wales 2010) and evidence based interventions for children and young people.

Experience of working in the community with children and young people/adults who are displaying a range of risk type behaviours, complex mental health needs and complex family situations would be an advantage.

The service operates 7 day working and the willingness and ability to work across the service hours is essential.

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

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.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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



  • Core professional qualification in a health or social care field such as nursing or social work


  • Additional formal qualification in a recognised therapeutic approach



  • Significant experience working with children, young people and families in a health or social care environment


  • Able to use formal assessment tools / clinical interviews



  • Good Knowledge of mental health problems and disorders


  • Understanding of service structures and inter-agency working

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Wrexham Child Health Centre / Catherine Gladstone House

Croesnewydd Road / Hawarden Way

Wrexham / Mancot

LL13 7TD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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