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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitable qualified and experienced registered speech and language speech and language therapist to join the integrated community cluster networks. You will be joining innovative and specialist teams made up of district nurses, social workers, OTs, physiotherapists, CPNs and other professionals.

The applicant must be a registered speech and language therapist, be confident in wide range of specialist speech and language skills and be able to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development. There is a requirement for a flexible approach and an ability to travel between sites in a timely manner.

Main duties of the job

There are multiple demands in this exciting role due to the challenging nature of providing support for patients outside the hospital environment, The post holder will however find themselves well supported by a very friendly and enthusiastic team of staff.

The main 2 duties :

To act as a specialist independent practitioner in the systematic autonomous provision of Speech and Language Therapy services for adults with speech, language, communication and swallowing difficulties in a multi-disciplinary team.

To be responsible for the speech and language assessments, differential diagnosis, treatment and discharge of individuals within these well resourced networks.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales Family., Our Health board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three county boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. This post is based in Bridgend.

We live by our core values:

We listen, Learn and Improve

We treat everyone with respect

We all learn Together as one team.

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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

English

Essential

  • Relevant SALT qualification
  • Registered SALT
  • Appropriate SALT clinical skills
  • Experience of working with other professionals
  • Evidence of working in a person centred and outcome focused way
  • Experience of case load management and post-qualifying experience
  • Good verbal and written skills


Desirable

  • Experience of working in the community
  • Creative SALT skills
  • Experience of mentoring others


English

Essential

  • Post qualifying qualification
  • Experience and implementation of a range of specialist treatment options for individuals and groups
  • Independently plan and prioritise own caseload


Desirable

  • Experience of working with alternative and augmentative communication
  • Evidence of mentoring others


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

East Integrated Cluster Network - Block One Glanrhyd Hospital

Tonu Road - Penyfai

Bridgend

CF31 4LN

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-AHP010-0124-B

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