Speech and Language Therapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
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. Visit our web site today:trainworklivenorthwales.co.uk/

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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.


We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Speech and Language Therapist to join a well-established, supportive and experienced Adult Speech & Language Therapy Team. This post is fixed term for 12 months.

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.

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 patients, and families, working together with other professionals. With support, you will organise, plan and prioritise your own workload, and develop appropriate strategies for caseload management.

The successful candidate will work alongside other Speech and Language therapists within the Acute and Community Speech and Language Therapy Teams with an opportunity to work with a varied caseload, including Parkinson's disease, dementia and stroke.

What we can offer:
  • An opportunity to work with a varied caseload for the adult client group.
  • 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 team within a supportive, collaborative and progressive environment.
  • Buddy and Supervisor support in completing RCSLT NQT Competencies.

For further information, please contact:

Sarah Rate, Acute Team Leader 07919302340

Elaine Beavan, Interim Community Team Leader 07557 312506

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

Closing date: 26/11/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information, please contact:

Sarah Rate, Acute Team Leader 07919302340

Elaine Beavan, Interim Community Team Leader 07557 312506

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