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Speech and Language Therapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to be offering a permanent 1.0 position for an enthusiastic and motivated Speech and Language Therapist to join our small and friendly children's team within Powys Teaching Health Board. You will have the opportunity to gain experience and work in a wide range of clinical areas including Flying Start, Early Years, Special schools and core mainstream schools.

You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic with an ability to work independently but also work well within a team. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to be part of an innovative forward-thinking team then please get in touch for this exciting opportunity.

Main duties of the job

You will work within the children's Speech and Language Therapy team providing assessment, diagnosis and intervention/management of children. You will have the opportunity to work in a range of clinical areas supporting children who have a range of speech, language, and communication needs. You will be supported by a team of Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapists across a range of specialisms.

The post holder will be well supported and be part of our band 5 peer supervision network, as well as being supported to complete RCSLT NQP competencies (if required). We have regular supervision sessions and have a strong ethos on supporting staff to develop alongside the trusts appraisal system.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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 Knowledge and Qualifications Essential
  • Recognised qualification degree in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Registered with Health and Care Professions Council
Experience Essential
  • A range of experience in children's services
  • Work experience/Student placements within health / social care settings
  • Experience of a range of assessment and therapeutic techniques within clinical area
  • Experience of supporting others
  • Experience of working within and MDT or with other professionals
Aptitude & Abilities Essential
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Ability to cope in a busy environment through periods of interruption throughout the day
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to critically appraise performance
  • Ability to speak Welsh

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