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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

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

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, dynamic, and innovative with a commitment to providing high quality services with excellent health outcomes to children, young people and their families.

The post holder will work 4 days per week across Gwynedd and Anglesey working alongside Band 7 Speech and Language Therapists, Specialist teachers, Educational Psychologists alongside other early years support staff. We are seeking someonewho has experience of working with pre-school aged children within multi-agency teams, and across boundaries. Existing dysphagia competencies are desirable but not essential and we will fully support the post holder to train and obtain certified competencies if needed.

Our department has established systems for supporting professional and managerial supervision and mentoring, and is committed to supporting professional development.

The population of Gwynedd and Anglesey is naturally bilingual and local services are provided bilingually in Welsh and English. Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

We will support non Welsh speaking therapists to learn Welsh.

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



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


  • 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

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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