Mental Health Nurse/Emotional Health & Wellbeing Team Leader

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£41,659 to £47,673 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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The post holder will be part of the In-Reach Team in CAMHS to deliver the Whole School Approach, and be responsible for the day to day operational management of services for the School Liaison and Support Project within CAMHS and the provision of telephone advice/consultation within Education. This will include liaison and consultation with other statutory, voluntary and private agencies as required to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive CAMHS Service.

The post holder will be responsible for the line management of the 'Whole School Approach' in-reach team, provide advice and support to Teachers and Education staff. Provide training on emotional and mental health problems with the overall aim of increasing the knowledge, skills and competence of the teaching staff.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure a robust interface from primary mental health service with key agencies, and work collaboratively with Education Services in developing early intervention and prevention services. They will be responsible for training staff in emotional wellbeing to increase knowledge and competence and deliver key services/interventions for children and young people.

The post holder will provide line management and leadership for all staff within the pilot, ensuring the services meet the performance indicators and reports are provided as required. The post holder will be accountable for own professional actions and act as a professional role model through setting high standards of practice and promoting clinical effectiveness.The post holder will support the philosophy of an integrated emotional and mental health Service working in collaboration and partnership with other agencies to provide a seamless Mental Health Service for children, young people and their families across the Health Board.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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
  • RMNH
  • professional knowledge
  • clinical supervision
Experience Essential
  • relevant CAMHS Knowledge
  • In depth knowledge relating to the field of work with Children, young people and families, or equivalent skills, knowledge and training or experience.
  • welsh speaker

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