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Family & Systemic Psychotherapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Flintshire / Wrexham
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Flintshire and Wrexham (East) CAMHS are seeking an experienced Family Therapist to join our service. You will have a main base and work across our other base, as needed, alongside our other senior Family Therapist.

This is a full-time, permanent post. Relocation packages are available.

You will deliver high quality family therapy to children, young people and families experiencing a wide range of mental health difficulties, alongside a multidisciplinary team. We are seeking a dynamic Family Therapist to have a key role in leading and developing our systemic and family therapy offer across East CAMHS.

Flintshire and Wrexham CAMHS offers a 0-18 service to children, young people and families. We provide an extensive offer to our local community including significant early intervention and prevention services, unscheduled care, an Early Years 0-7 service and a broad range of NICE recommended and other evidence based interventions. Significant joint working takes place with multi-agency partners with whom we have very good relationships.

Regular in-service training takes place, alongside weekly peer case discussions, in addition to multidisciplinary team meetings and team away days.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have a significant role in the provision of family therapy, offering clinical supervision and consultation, developing and leading on appropriate training, in addition to being a key member of our multidisciplinary team to support our systemic thinking and formulations. Involvement in developing and maintaining clinical skills within the wider team and service development will form a key part of this role. Regular supervision will be provided.

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



  • Relevant degree
  • A recognised post graduate Family Therapy or equivalent qualification at level of Masters or higher academic award
  • A professional qualification in a relevant regulated profession eligible under the Mental Health Measure (Wales) 2010 e.g. nursing, social work, clinical psychology
  • UKCP registration as a family/systemic Psychotherapist
  • Highly developed knowledge of systemic theory and practice
  • Knowledge of research design and methodology as practised within the field of family therapy
  • Knowledge of legislation and its implications for both clinical practice and professional management in relation to this client group i.e. children
  • Evidence of continuing professional development as recommended by the UKCP/AFT


  • Additional relevant academic and/or accredited therapeutic qualification



  • Substantial assessed experience of working as a registered family/systemic psychotherapist
  • Experience of implementing evidence based family interventions
  • Substantial assessed experience in relevant regulated profession e.g. nursing, social work or clinical psychology
  • Experience of taking full clinical responsibility for clients' care, with experience of co-ordinating care within the context of multi-disciplinary care-planning


  • Experience of working directly with children and young people
  • Direct experience of Care Coordination under the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010
  • Experience of teaching, training and/or supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Flintshire Children's Centre / Wrexham Child Health Centre

Hawarden Way / Croesnewydd Road

Flintshire / Wrexham


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