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Highly Specialist SLT

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist - 24.5 hours per week

Are you an experienced Speech and Language Therapist, interested and skilled in working with children with complex communication difficulties? If so, we would love to hear from you.

We have a fabulous opportunity for a part time time band 7 Speech and Language Therapist to join our team in Wrexham and Flintshire. You will provide a specialist service for children/young people, who have complex speech, language and communication difficulties within our mainstream schools service.

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

Main duties of the job

For this senior role, we are looking for a highly adaptable and innovative band 7 Speech and Language Therapist, who thrives off proactive and dynamic service delivery. With advanced skills and experience with a broad range of SLCN and clinical presentations, you will manage and support others with complex cases (including with AAC, ND/ASD presentations, challenging social situations, severe SLCN), working quickly and efficiently to prioritise your own and others workloads. You will help to manage waiting lists, triage and identify changes in service demand and suggest ways demand can be managed. There will be opportunities to lead on service projects, delegate tasks and support others as needed to ensure whole team involvement. You will support new / junior members of staff through clinical supervision and provision of joint visits and be able to identify areas for development within the team and develop induction support programmes for them accordingly. You will demonstrate skilled and effective case management and proactive and inspiring approaches to service delivery.

You will join a highly motivated, friendly team of Speech and Language Therapists and experienced Technical Instructors who work hard to continually improve our services. The department offers a wide range of opportunities for CPD and is committed to providing excellent levels of support and clinical supervision and regular in service training days.

We welcome informal visits to meet our team.

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 Post graduate study relevant to clinical area at Masters level or equivalent demonstrable experience at this level Able to demonstrate continuing professional development e.g. up to date, relevant CPD portfolio. Clinical supervisory experience


  • Membership of appropriate clinical network group
  • Other professional or academic qualification which relates to clinical practice
  • Accredited Practice Placement Educator Certificate



  • Significant experience clinically in area of specialism
  • Experience of clinical leadership
  • Experience of delivering clinical education in area of specialty
  • Experience in service development / improvement
  • Experience of leading clinical audit
  • Experience of delivering / supporting practice / service change
  • Delivering Practice Supervision
  • Contributing to Student training
  • Evidence of attendance on specialist short courses and advanced training in relation to clinical specialty


  • Welsh / English therapy provision
  • Experience of project management
  • Experience in leading service development / improvement
  • Experience in research



  • See person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Wrexham Child Health Centre

Croesnewydd Road



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