We’re recruiting for a range of roles within our CAMHS team now!


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North Wales is the place to be for CAMHS professionals. The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board CAMHS team leads the way with innovation.

We have a wealth of opportunities in our services for Registered Mental Health Nurses, Mental Health Practitioners, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and HCAs to join us. When you join the team at BCU, you can balance work and life – with an abundance of career development opportunities and living in a beautiful area where you can really enjoy life.

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At BCU we have five specialist CAMHS teams which work across North Wales and our service is staffed by multi-disciplinary teams who work together to support children and young people. As an integrated service we have a broad range of functions. This includes:

  • Inpatient
  • Home treatment intensive teams
  • Hospital based crisis and liaison
  • Early intervention and prevention
  • GP based services
  • School based services
  • Eating disorders
  • Core CAMHS assessment and therapy services.

We offer a rich range of therapies and with this comes opportunities for individuals from a broad range of professions. Whether you’re looking to take the route of therapeutic training in family therapy, CBT, dialectical therapy, psychotherapy or focus on a profession based pathway – we can help you shape your career.

Get in touch to find out more about the diverse range of posts available.

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We are looking for individuals with the enthusiasm needed to engage a wide range of children, young people, their families and other professionals to join our team to help ensure the delivery of high quality and compassionate care.

We currently have opportunities for individuals to join us across a range of roles and services including:

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Schools In Reach

Be part of the exciting ‘In Reach’ roll out across North Wales. We’re recruiting gifted, dedicated practitioners from a range of backgrounds (including nursing, social work, OT, physio and youth work to name a few!) to work with schools across the region, joining our team as a CAMHS Education Mental Health Practitioner.

This challenging and multi-faceted role is part of our pioneering ‘In Reach’ project which brings the NHS and schools together. You’ll be delivering training on anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harm and suicide as well as working alongside head teachers and senior leaders to enhance school community mental health wellbeing policies.

Early Years

Do you have a specific interest in CAMHS in an early years context? BCU has an incredibly strong early years function in our east area. As a member of our team you’ll receive excellent professional development support and you’ll be part of a pioneering service.


The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board CAMHS team has excellent opportunities for HCAs, including Band 4 Associate Practitioner roles. You can work while studying for your nursing degree, and benefit from rotational posts for rounded experience.

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As a Psychologist at BCU we have a range of diverse positions including roles that involve clinical specialisms, academic development, schools and opportunities to engage with the research agenda. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop as well as provide clinical leadership, enabling you to truly shape your career.

Our Band 7 Clinical Psychologists development posts also offer automatic progression and a fast track into Band 8A following a programme of preceptorship and consolidation. Take your career to the next level as part of the innovative and thriving CAMHS team at BCU.

I found a working environment which was supportive and allowed me to develop. But I also found a lifestyle that gives me access to the outdoors from my doorstep. And my children are growing up jumping out of trees!
- Pip Thomas, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
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We have opportunities for Consultant and Speciality Doctor Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join our team. We have first level psychosis services and are undergoing further development of our services in ED, Crisis and Scheduled Care.  Following funding from Together for Children and Young people national work programme, we have exciting new roles available in our Community CAMHS team giving you the opportunity to get to the heart of difficulties people are experiencing and build the community you work in. 

We have integrated primary and secondary care services which allows for the development of an exceptional multi-disciplinary culture, making it easier to work together meaning you can build really good systems and processes with less obstacles.

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Innovation & Research

Our mental health services have led the way with innovation dating back to the 1990’s. We’re passionate about being on the cutting edge of mental health support and are always looking for ways to improve. If you’re keen to lead on the creation of forward thinking, flagship services, and develop nationally recognised systems and ways of working then BCUHB could be the place for you.

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Learning and Development

We’re passionate about supporting our CAMHS team to expand their skills and reach their potential as well as actively supporting and encouraging career progression. There’s a wealth of opportunities across our services and a clear vision. So, if you’re keen to develop, there’s plenty of opportunities to pick your career path.

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Why Join BCU?

Many of our staff highlight the local area as a real plus point of working within our Health Board. Offering the perfect work/life balance, North Wales offers both sparsely populated areas and excellent transport links to nearby cities meaning that there’s always plenty to explore. North Wales has lots to offer new residents. From idyllic villages, to high-quality housing at exceptionally affordable prices and unspoiled natural environments just a stone’s throw away – what’s not to love?

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