Speech and Language Therapist

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£25,655 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Please note, this is a band 5/6 transition post that would be suitable for a candidate looking to develop and progress their competencies in BTEC Positive Behaviour Support Diploma.

Live, work and play in the beautiful surrounds of ABUHB; with bustling city centres, vibrant market towns, excellent commuter links on the M4 and rolling hills, beaches and countryside in easy access.

An exciting development opportunity has arisen for a practitioner to join the Speech and Language Therapy service within the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Learning Disability Directorate; the post is based within the services Intensive Community Support Team (ICS), providing clinical assessment and intervention for individuals admitted to Ty Lafant, Assessment and Treatment Unit.

Main duties of the job

The Learning Disability Directorate provides holistic, multidisciplinary community and inpatient support to adults with learning disability living in Gwent; each area of the service offers the opportunity to embed evidenced based Speech and Language Therapy practises in multidisciplinary models of care and support to ensure individual's needs are met most effectively.

ICS provides specialist assessment and intervention to individuals living in the community who engage in behaviours that could be described as challenging. Ty Lafant is an inpatient service that delivers an evidence based, multi-disciplinary admission pathway to individuals with a high complexity of needs.

Candidates will be innovative and enthusiastic, holding a particular interest in implementing evidence based practice and delivering effective services to adults with a learning disability and their support systems.

They will have some experience and knowledge of working within and supporting a multi-disciplinary context and working with partnership services, including Local Authorities. Contribution to the development of the Learning Disability Speech and Language Therapy service is supported and opportunities to participate in working groups to develop wider service provision can be agreed.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description Job responsibilities

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

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 Certificate of qualification Essential
  • Bsc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy
HCPC Register Check Essential
  • HCPC

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