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Specialist Speech & Language Therapist Early Years

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity within Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB). The UHB serves a diverse and growing population; it provides health care services to its local residents and also hosts a range of regional and national specialist services, including the Children's Hospital for Wales.

Main duties of the job

Band 6 Specialist SLT Early Years

The post holder will be contribute to the delivery of specialist Speech and Language Therapy services to a caseload of children with speech, language and communication difficulties and complex needs as part of the Early Years team.

The service will be delivered in community clinics and in educational provisions. The post offers the opportunity to work closely with families and schools to empower them in providing supportive communication environments.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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/ Experience Essential
  • Registered with HCPC
  • 2 years relevent experience working with children in the early years
  • Degree in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Experience of working with children with a range of difficulties in the Early Years
  • Member of RCSLT
  • Working in partnership with other professionals
CPD Essential
  • Evidence of CPD relevant to working with children 0-5 years.
  • Trained in PECS
  • Trained in ACI
  • Experience of using Makaton
Special Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of evidence based treatment approaches in the early years.
  • Knowledge of ALNET
  • Training in Advanced Clinical Decision Making.

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