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Nurse Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Specialist CAMHS nurse - YPDAS
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Tonteg hospital
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum
24/09/2018 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.


Post: Specialist CAMHS Nurse (drug and alcohol service)                                  

Hours: 37.5

Band:  6                                 

Base:  Child and Family Centre, Tonteg, Church Road, Pontypridd                      


An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 RN (MH) to work within the Community Young person’s drug and alcohol service CAMHS team across the areas of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. 

The post holder will provide a highly specialist nursing service to a caseload of young people presenting with complex difficulties in association with misuse of substances. To provide a comprehensive Tier 3/4 treatment package to the young person and their family.  To provide highly specialist advice to relevant agencies in relation to the management of these young people. 

To participate in the specialist formal education, training and consultation both within CAMHS Directorate and to relevant partner agencies. To regularly participate in audit and research in own specialist area.

There will be a requirement for excellent report writing skills, and the ability to consult and liaise with other agencies.

The post holder would have had previous experience of working within CAMHS.

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

Closing Date: 24/09/18


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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

Ian Atherton or  Dr Minhas (locum consultant psychiatrist) on 01443 443008