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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
West area - to be confirmed on recruitment
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
29 May 2023

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Job summary

We are seeking a full time, permanent, Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language therapist to work in our supported and motivated Learning Disabilities Speech and Language Therapy team.

We are looking for a self-motivated therapist who is passionate about working and providing high quality services and excellent health outcomes to children and young people with learning disabilities and their families. We are seeking someone with a dynamic approach, who can work collaboratively and effectively with others within both the SLT team and the wider multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within special schools across Gwynedd and Anglesey.

Dysphagia competencies are desirable but not essential and we will fully support the therapist to train and obtain certified competencies if needed.

The SLT team is committed to evidence-based practice and continuing professional development. Regular team meetings and regular supervision ensure that a high quality of service is provided, and the post holder will contribute to the development of a service which is constantly seeking to improve.

The population of Gwynedd and Anglesey is naturally bilingual and education services are provided bilingually in Welsh and English.Therefore a bilingual Welsh/English speaker is essential.

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this role

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


  • Membership of appropriate Clinical Network



  • 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
  • Welsh / English therapy provision


  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication Knowledge and Skills



  • A range of clinical experience across paediatrics
  • Evidence of attendance on relevant specialist short courses
  • Experience in service development/improvement


  • Delegation to registered staff
  • Delivering Practise Supervision
  • Welsh English therapy provision

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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