Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have a significant role in undertaking assessments and providing evidence based interventions to children, young people and families. The post holder will be a key member of our team with involvement in multidisciplinary meetings, offering consultation and training. They will Care Co-Ordinate and provide supervision to colleagues. Involvement in developing and maintaining clinical skills within the wider team and service development will form part of this role. Regular supervision will be provided by an Accredited CBT supervisor.

We have excellent links with our partner service in Flintshire CAMHS and involvement in initiatives across the area will also form part of this role.

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

Education and Training

Essential criteria

  • The post holder will have a recognised core profession such as Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology.
  • BABCP (or equivalent board) Accredited CBT Psychotherapist.
  • Desirable criteria

  • A recognised post-graduate, Masters-level qualification in the Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies
  • Evidence of broad range of evidence based psychotherapies.
  • Evidence of further training and development in specific therapeutic CBT approaches.
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Evidence of broad clinical experience of children and young people who are experiencing complex mental health needs.
  • Providing focused Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies to this client group.
  • Substantial experience in clinical practice post qualification or in therapeutic clinical practice.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience working in a specific clinical role relating to CAMHS.
  • Previous specialist CAMHS experience carrying out risk assessment with this vulnerable or high risk group.
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Able to demonstrate and teach CBT approaches to other professionals.
  • Able to communicate effectively and deliver effective evidence based cognitive behavioural psychotherapies to children, young people and their families with highly complex psychological problems.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Supervisor skills
  • 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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