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Senior Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Band 7

Main area
AAC
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
001-AHP166-1120
Site
Rookwood, then UHL after move of services to UHL
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/12/2020 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

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

 

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

This an exciting  new post  within the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Adult Speech & Language Therapy service. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a highly specialised SLT service to a caseload of adults requiring low-tech AAC. The post holder will be required to work effectively in collaboration with the full multidisciplinary teams, including other health professionals to promote the development, planning and delivery of intervention programmes and training in the specialist clinical area. The adult SLT service at Cardiff & Vale is a small and friendly service with Clinical Lead SLTs providing robust suport and supervision. Participation in service projects and audits is encouraged.

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

Closing date: 3rd December 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Nia Came - Senior Lead for Adult SLT

nia.came@wales.nhs.uk

02920743012