Speech and Language Therapist Band 5/6

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£27,461 to £41,197 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity within our Speech and Language Therapy Team for Adults with a Learning Disability for BCUHB area West (Gwynedd and Anglesey) working within our Speech and Language Therapy Learning Disability Team. This post is a transition post, and we encourage applications from band 5 Speech and Language Therapists who are looking to further develop their clinical skills in adult Speech and Language Therapy (within the field of Learning Disability). In return, we will offer a competency based development programme, with a mentor and enhanced supervision to enable the successful applicant to progress from band 5 to the band 6 post within an agreed time frame. Applications from candidates who are already at band 6 level are equally encouraged.

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

Main duties of the job

The post holder will develop a specialism in working with adults with a learning disability working across Gwynedd and Anglesey as part of the multi-disciplinary Learning Disability team and will be supported to complete post-graduate dysphagia training.

The post offers opportunities for CPD, clinical supervision, skills sharing, personal development and service development - all whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings that Gwynedd and Anglesey have to offer.

Please get in touch to discuss this post.

About us

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.

Job description

Job 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



  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification



  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


  • Experience of delegating work to non-registered staff
  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary/ multiprofessional teams.
  • Additional clinical or health care related experience.

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of assessment tools.
  • Prioritisation skills.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Effective planning, time management and organisational skills.

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