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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

CRT Speech and Language Therapy Technical Instructor

Job Reference: 001-ACS117-0920

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Speech and Language Therapy
South East Cardiff Community Resource Team, Cardiff
£19,737 - £21,142 Per annum


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

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

Community Resource Team, Speech and Language Therapy Technician – Band 3

Are you a motivated, dynamic and confident person with experience of working with people in a health care environment? Are you looking to work in a team that is focused on supporting people to maintain independence at home as well as supporting people in care home environments? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join one of our well established Community Resource Teams, primarily based in the South East Cardiff Community Resource Team however the post holder may be required to work in the other bases. We are looking to recruit a Band 3 Technician to support the Speech and Language Therapy Community Service. Our service offers assessment and treatment for people who have swallowing and / or communication difficulties.

We can offer you:
• Expert professional support and supervision plus regular team meetings and in-service training
• Continuing professional development opportunities
• Opportunities for contribution to a range of service developments
• Access to a varied case-load including working with MND, Stroke, PD and Dementia
• A friendly, enthusiastic and supportive multi-disciplinary environment to work in

The teams are made up of Physiotherapists, Speech & Language Therapists, Dietitians, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Technicians, Doctors, Age Connects brokers and Social Services staff.

The successful applicant will provide intervention to adults who have a range of swallowing and communication needs under the direction of a speech and language therapist. They will also provide vital admin support, create therapy resources and be involved in providing training.

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

Closing Date: 24th September 2020.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Rachel House or Natalie Lennard

Job title: Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Email address:

Telephone number: 029 20839988 / 029 21832501

Additional contact information

Natalie Lennard

Community Resource Team, Team Lead SLT
Tel: 02921 832501

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