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Specialist CAMHS Nurse

Employer
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will have a specialist interest in working with children and young people who present with complex, high risk behaviour's. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their work and is able to work well autonomously as well as being committed to working as part of a team.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to work as part of our Specialist Nursing Team based at St David's Hospital, Cardiff.

The post holder will have a specialist interest in working with children and young people who present with complex, high risk behaviour's. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their work and is able to work well autonomously as well as being committed to working as part of a team.

They will provide support for Children and Young People and their family/carer as well as working with the wider support network including Education and Local Authority.

They will work with a team of multidisciplinary professionals to deliver a high quality service to children and young people presenting with moderate to severe mental health difficulties within the Cardiff and Vale locality.

The post holder will provide comprehensive assessments and treatment plans for the young person and their family/carer. They will have excellent therapeutic and communication skills.

We are a proud service and are dedicated to improving services for Children and Young People in the Cardiff and Vale area. Staff well being is at the forefront of all the work we do and this has been particularly important to us during what has been a challenging time through the Covid pandemic.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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 Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Degree or equivalent level of skills, knowledge and experience
  • Relevant post registration qualifications
  • Experience in teaching
Desirable
  • Evidence of CPD relevant to CAMHS
Experience Essential
  • Relevant post registration training in evidenced based practice
  • Experience of mental health assessment and implementation of a range of evidence based therapeutic interventions
  • Experience of working in partnership with other agencies
  • Working knowledge of health, social services, education and the voluntary sector, together with the relevant legislation regarding children's mental health
Desirable
  • Experience of group teaching
  • Experience of audit
skills Essential
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Ability to manage anxiety effectively and work with young people with challenging behaviour
  • Flexible and adaptable to working conditions. IT skills
Desirable
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Packages including Word, Publisher, Excel etc.
special knowledge Essential
  • Extensive knowledge in normal and abnormal child development.
  • Extensive knowledge in child and adolescent mental health issues
personal attributes Essential
  • Good communication.
  • Organised with good time management skills
  • Proactive and adaptable
Desirable
  • Ability to speak Welsh


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001-NMR531-0922
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