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Speech and Language Therapist - Children's Service

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Tonypandy
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To contribute to the provision of health care to the children in Rhondda, Cynon, Taf by providing high quality, efficient and effective speech and language therapy services, within available resources and in accordance with the Registration Code of HCPC. To work under the direction of senior clinicians to ensure provision of high quality services.

To provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice for children and young people referred to the Service. The post involves giving support and advice to carers, early years practitioners, teachers and other members of the multidisciplinary team, including Social Services and Education Authority.

This post is externally funded through a Service Level Agreement with RCT LA for at least until March 31st 2025, but is a permanent position in Cwm Taf University Health Board paediatric team.

Main duties of the job

We are delighted to offer these permanent full-time band 5 paediatric Speech and Language Therapist posts to enthusiastic therapists who are passionate about changing children's futures by supporting their communication development in Early Years.

You will join the the children's SLT speech and language therapy team and you will work in preschool settings, children's homes and bases, providing assessment, diagnosis and support to children with a range of speech , language and communication difficulties using a variety of service delivery modes including telehealth. You will work collaboratively with others who are proximal to the child such as family, setting staff, education staff and other health professionals.We are looking for a therapist who works well as part of a team with excellent communication skills and enjoys working collaboratively with others. You will demonstrate the Health Board values of listening, learning and improving, treating everyone with respect and always working together as one team.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg SLT department are a friendly and compassionate team who place a strong commitment to supporting staff well-being, supervision and continued professional development. We have regular staff development workshops, good administrative support and technical assistant support.

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.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Speech and Language Therapy Degree
  • HCPC Registration


Desirable

  • Completion and sign off of NQT RCSLT competencies


Experience

Essential

  • Experience and understanding of working in a range of paediatric clinical settings
  • Experience and understanding of the importance of working collaboratively


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Insight into professional boundaries
  • Good team working skills


Desirable

  • Skills in working with under 3s


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of a wide range of paediatric SLCN assessment tools
  • Knowledge of a range of paediatric SLCN intervention approaches


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Ty Elai

Heol Dinas Isaf, East, Williamstown,

Tonypandy

CF40 1NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-AHP223-0724

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