Main duties of the job

Dual Diagnosis Practitioner Band 5- 6 development post

37.5hrs per week

Wrexham CAMHS/In2Change

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Dual Diagnosis Practitioner to join Wrexham CAMHS and work collaboratively with our partners in In2Change.

In2Change is a multi-disciplinary team made up of specialists with backgrounds in education, therapy, health, youth work, and social care. We work closely with Health, Education, Childrens Service and the Youth Justice Service.

In2Change work with young people to minimise the impact of drug, alcohol and substance related harm on young people, their families and the community, to enable them to lead healthy and crime free lives. We work holistically with young people through a whole life approach.

Experience of working with children and young people who present with complex issues in a CAMHS setting is essential. You will be Mental Health Measure compliant and competent to complete mental health assessments. Experience of a range of therapeutic interventions as well as a basic knowledge of substance use is desirable. You will have excellent communication and engagement skills and the ability to work in partnership with other services/agencies.

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main 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 criteria

  • Core professional qualification relevant to mental health e.g. Nursing with specialism in mental health or learning disabilities; Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Practitioner Psychologist or Counselling, Arts and Play Therapist, CBT Therapist
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Some clinical experience during training or post qualification
  • Clinical experience with children / adults with mental health problems / disorders or behavioural problems
  • Desirable criteria

  • Work with children / young people and their families
  • Work in community settings
  • Experience of implementing therapeutic interventions
  • skills

    Essential criteria

  • Understanding of mental health problems / disorders
  • Able to produce care plans incorporating evidence based interventions
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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