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Speech and Language Therapist

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate and innovative Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) with excellent clinical and communication skills to join the Cardiff Community Resource Team (CCRT). The post holder will work within a close MDT to promote the independence of clients living in their own homes and within the care sector.

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Main duties of the job

The post holder will have a degree qualification in Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) and will be HCPC registered. The post holder will manage an independent caseload, providing assessment, diagnosis, intervention and management to adults with communication difficulties associated with a wide range of acquired conditions. The post holder will also have the opportunity to develop competencies in the assessment and management of individuals with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

The post holder will work as a member of the Cardiff Community Resource Team (CCRT) and will be based at the North West office in Whitchurch and South East office in Llanrumney as required.The post holder will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team, liaising with other agencies and disciplines within the health and social care sectorto promote the independence of clients living at home and within care settings.

The post holder will take part in service development projects, participate in in-service training opportunities, and participate in the teaching/training of external service users and other professions. They will also support clinical placements for undergraduate SLT students.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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



  • SLT degree
  • HCPC registration


  • Membership of RCSLT
  • Completed RCSLT NQP framework
  • Evidence of post graduate dysphagia training / CPD



  • Experience of working with adults with a range of communication problems
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team


  • Working through others
  • Participation in teaching/training of others



  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organisational skills, e.g. time management, organised
  • Problem solving & reflection


  • IT

Personal qualities


  • Motivated, enthusiastic
  • Flexible approach to work, using initiative
  • Team player
  • Empathic



  • Ability to travel between sites and client homes in a timely manner


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Cardiff Community Resource Team

Park road


CF14 7XB

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