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Speech and Language Therapist

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 5
Full Time
We have exciting fixed-term opportunities for Band 5 speech and language therapists within the children's speech and language therapy service in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

The therapists will work with children, young people and their families providing an excellent level of care using evidence-based practice and a range of clinical pathways to inform this. We are seeking enthusiastic therapists with a dynamic approach who can work collaboratively and effectively with others both within the Speech and Language Therapy team and the wider team around the child in a person-centred way. The post holder will beorganised and committed to personal development.

Main duties of the job

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Speech and Language Therapy department has90 therapists and assistants working with a range of people with a range of speech, language and communication difficulties.Team meetings take place throughout the year and staff receive regular supervision.

We support flexible working arrangements and consideration will be given to part time or full time working.

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

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

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



  • Speech and Language Therapy Degree
  • Registered with HCPC
  • Member of RCSLT


  • Some Research methodology/ clinical audit training



  • A range of clinical placements


  • Experience of working with a range of clients within a variety of settings
  • Ability to speak Welsh or willingness to learn.



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to analyse assessment information and make clinical decision


  • Skills in analysing and communicating complex assessment information



  • Knowledge of a broad range of assessment tools


  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board




NP18 3XQ

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