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CAMHS Practitioner/CAMHS Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has opened up within North East Wales CAMHS. We are seeking an experienced practitioner to join our team across Flintshire.

The successful candidate will join our clinical team providing assessment and interventions for children and young people primarily supporting all areas of the service, including unscheduled care within the service. This will include urgent mental health assessments, risk assessments and also supporting the initial contact with the service through our single point of access.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for practitioner who can have a flexible approach to work across these 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 and compliant with the Mental Health Measure 2010 with a relevant governing body (NMC, Social Care council or health professionals council) and be able to deliver mental health assessments 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.

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

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 relevant to mental health e.g. Nursing with specialism in mental health or learning disabilities Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Practitioner Psychologist
  • Some clinical experience during training or post qualification



  • An understanding of child and adolescent mental health and / or learning disabilities


  • Understanding of a wide range of therapeutic interventions relevant to CAMHS

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Catherine Gladstone House

Hawarden Way



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