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Primary CAMHS Specialist

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
ABMU locality
£31,697 to £41,787 per annum
20/08/2018 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We welcome applications from qualified and experienced Practitioners in Young People’s Mental Health from Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Nursing for the posts of Primary CAMHS Specialists. The 1.0 whole time equivalent post will be integrated within the ABMU Primary CAMH Service; bases include Swansea and Neath/Port Talbot CAMHS.  

The successful applicant will work autonomously within professional guidelines of the CAMHS framework. The post will deliver all 5 elements of Part One Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010. The successful candidate will have significant experience of: • completing specialist child and adolescent mental health assessments, and planning and delivering therapeutic interventions - this will include complex risk assessments • working collaboratively and jointly with other agencies • working with a wide variety of child mental health problems across the whole age range, reflecting all levels of clinical severity and complexity, signposting and onward referral to secondary care services • preparing and delivering group work, and training to multi agency professionals In addition to providing direct work to families and young people, the post holders will also assist the team with case formulation and treatment planning, and provide consultation, training and advice to other professionals involved in the life of the child/young person.

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

Closing date:  20th August 2018



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Christina Morgan

01656 674951