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Senior Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
- Long Term Ventilation / Critical Care
- Band 7
- Full time: 37.5 hours per week
- UHL & UHW
- £38,890 - £44,503 per annum
- 04/03/2021 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 long -term ventilation and step-down rehab within Critical Care. 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 support 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: 4th March 2021
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
Further details / informal visits contact
Clinical Lead SLT for Acute Service
Nia Came - Senior Lead for Adult SLT