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CAMHS School In-Reach Practitioner

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024
The successful candidate will join a School In-Reach team that provide advice, signposting, identification and brief intervention in relation to early intervention for Children & Young People's emotional health and wellbeing. The role will sit within a nursing structure and will support the School In-Reach Team Lead and Senior School In-Reach Practitioner's in developing relationships with professionals within the school environment, provide education to professionals, children & young people and families, to promote the emotional wellbeing and resilience through the use of advice, training, and a delivery of interventions in whole class/assembly teaching, group and individual format. Through these approaches this post will ensure that education staff are supported and children and young people's needs are addressed at the right time, by the right person in a timely manner.

Main duties of the job

Amongst other things the role will entail:

Acting as the allocated professional attached to various school clusters. The development and delivery of emotional health and wellbeing training to relevant staff across Swansea Bay within Local Authority, Educational and Primary Care settings to build resilience and knowledge. Developing clear strategies within schools to ensure Whole School Approach requirements are met within school. Work with the School In-Reach Team Lead and Senior School In-Reach Practitioner's to monitor school and young people satisfaction. Developing training packages for education, parents, children and young people and health board staff.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Degree level within health, youth work, education, social work or direct profession.


  • Relevant specialist training in health, youth work, education, social work or direct relevant profession.



  • Significant experience and a high level of knowledge in a directly relevant profession e.g. Youth Work, Alternative Education, Youth offending, Family Support, Social Care, and Health


  • Previous experience within CAMHS or C& YP Departments.

Apitutde and Abilities


  • Ability to work autonomously, be a reflective practitioner and understanding of safeguarding procedures


  • Ability to speak Welsh



  • Can demonstrate SBU values

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX

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