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Speech and Language Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Early Years and School Aged Services
Band 5
Fixed term: 12 months
  • Full time
  • Part time
Variable hours available
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Royal Alexandra Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
03/01/2022 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.




We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Speech and Language Therapist to join a well-established, supportive and experienced Speech & Language Therapy Team. Supervision and support will be provided by our experienced team of Speech and Language Therapists whether you are newly qualified or looking to develop your existing skills. This post will be based in Denbighshire, although there may be an opportunity to work in Conwy also. This is a 1.0 WTE temporary post, fixed term for 12 months.

As a successful candidate you will have a recognised Speech and Language Therapy degree and HCPC registration. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills (including observation, listening and empathy skills) to support the individual needs of children, and families, working together with professionals in Health and Education Services. With support, you will organise, plan and prioritise your own workload, and develop appropriate strategies for caseload management. There will be the opportunity to develop skills in the training and education of Early Years Settings and school staff, partnership working with parents and the development of therapy programmes.

The successful candidate will work alongside other Speech and Language therapists within the Early Years and School aged Services to assess and treat children and young people with a range of speech, language and communication needs.

What we can offer:

  • An opportunity to work with a varied caseload, including phonological and language disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Language Disorder, and learning disabilities with support from our highly trained clinical specialist SLTs.
  • 1:1 regular management supervision.
  • Access to clinical supervision 1:1 and in peer groups.
  • Joint working and second opinions with our clinical specialists.
  • An opportunity to work in an innovative, and motivated teams within a supportive, collaborative and progressive environment.
  • Buddy and Supervisor support in completing RCSLT NQT Competencies.

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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Elen Lloyd, Clinical Team Leader, Early Years Services

07717 548262

Catrin Phillips, Clinical Team Leader, Denbighshire Education Services

03000 855975