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Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Children's Speech & Language Therapy
Band 7
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
Riverside Health Centre
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
06/12/2020 23:59



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


Band 7 Senior Specialist SLT in AAC and Complex Needs

We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity within Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB). The UHB serves a diverse and growing population; it provides health care services to its local residents and also hosts a range of regional and national specialist services, including the Children’s Hospital for Wales.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a highly specialised SLT service to a caseload of children and young people with complex needs including those requiring the support of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) complex needs. The service will be delivered in special schools, other educational provisions and on a domiciliary basis in patients’ homes as appropriate. The post holder will be the lead for AAC and the link with the National AAC Service based in Rookwood Hospital in Cardiff.

The post holder will take a delegated lead role within the Children’s SLT Service, providing clinical supervision and line management to more junior SLTs and Health Care Support Workers. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential.

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


Closing date: 6th 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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julie Mullis
Job title
Team Lead (Complex Needs)
Email address
Telephone number
02920 907604