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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023
We have an exciting opportunity to welcome a specialist Speech and Language therapist to our paediatric team in Gwynedd and the Isle of Anglesey for a fixed term period of 12 months.

Main duties of the job

This post is fixed term for 12 months to meet the needs of the service.

The role involves working in a range of pre-school and school settings alongside SLT colleagues, Nursery staff, Specialist teachers, educational psychologists, specialist children's services, and others to support children's speech, language and communication needs. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, dynamic, and innovative with a commitment to providing child centred care, and have a background in Paediatric Speech and Language therapy. Experience of working within multiagency teams, and across boundaries, will be an advantage, as will experience of providing training to other professional and service users. The population of Gwynedd and Anglesey is naturally bilingual and local services including primary and secondary education are provided bilingually in Welsh and English and therefore a bilingual Welsh/English speaker is essential. Our department has established systems for supporting professional and managerial supervision and mentoring, and is committed to supporting professional development. The ability to speak Welsh is essential to 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



  • Recognised qualification degree / equivalent in S& lt HCPC registered


  • Membership of appropriate Clinical Network



  • Evidence of attendance on relevant specialist short courses
  • Experience in service development/improvement
  • A range of clinical experience across Adult Paediatric SLT services
  • Welsh / English therapy provision


  • Delegation to registered staff
  • Delivering Practise Supervision



  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Varied clinical experience and Knowledge
  • Able to work flexibly and independently
  • Effective planning time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Knowledge of assessment tools


  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication Knowledge and Skills
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


West Area


LL55 2YE

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