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About the job
Three motivated and enthusiastic individuals are being sought to provide evidence-based interventions to children, families and settings.
Bases are negotiable as posts are in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. There are opportunities to work full time or part time.
We would be happy to talk to you informally regarding the details of what is available in each county.
Robust training, support and experience will be provided for the successful candidates. We have had excellent feedback from former Speech and Language Therapy students regarding the opportunities and help that they received on their placements with us. We extend the same quality of support to all our Band 5 Speech and Language Therapists. In addition to excellent opportunities to work through your NQT competencies, we have a well-established Band 5 group that meets regularly to work on innovative projects which help to improve the delivery of service to all members of the SLT team, this provides CPD opportunities to more experienced Band 5 therapists as well as NQTs.
The development of leadership skills will be actively promoted within the Hywel Dda Speech and Language Therapy Service. We encourage engagement with local Professional Practice Groups (PPGs) and involvement with innovations in Speech and Language Therapy at an All Wales/National level.
We are happy to consider full time and part-time working arrangements.
Main duties of the job
We offer experience in a variety of settings and welcome innovative thinking to address the challenges of working across a range of rural and urban settings.
Caseloads could include phonological/ language/ Autism Spectrum/Developmental Language Disorder and learning disabilities.
With support, you will organise, plan, prioritise and develop appropriate strategies for caseload management.
You will have the opportunity to develop skills for training in a variety of settings and will be involved in partnership working with parents and settings to develop therapy plans.
Yo u need excellent interpersonal skills to be able to support the individual needs of children and families and need to be able to work together with professionals in Health and Education Services.
We offer regular management and professional supervision
Working for our organisation
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.
Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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