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Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
Band 7
Part Time 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Alexandra Hospital
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
05/08/2020 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.

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



BCUHB (Central Area) is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated Speech and Language Therapist to join the Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy Team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly specialist Speech and Language Therapist with extensive experience of supporting complex communication and dysphagia within the field of Adult Learning Disability.

The successful candidate will be joining a small but growing team of Speech and Language Therapists working in Adult Learning Disability and Mental Health.  An integral part of this post will involve working closely and jointly with the local Learning Disability MDTs in BCUHB Central Area (Conwy and Denbighshire).  However, where appropriate, this post will also involve supporting skill mix and services as part of the wider Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy Team. The post holder will have full dysphagia competencies.

The post requires experience of clinical leadership and service development. The successful candidate will deliver a high standard of evidence-based interventions, have excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and will be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

A framework of peer supervision, clinical supervision, and management supervision will be provided within a welcoming team where CPD and ongoing service development is encouraged and supported.

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


Closing date: 05/08/20

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Liz McKinney
Job title
Head of Service, Speech and Language Therapy (Central Area)
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Liz McKinney, Head of Service Speech and Language Therapist, Central Area 07717548269

Elaine Beavan, Interim Team Leader Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy Team, Central Area 07557312506