Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist ( COVID recovery )
We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.
Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.
We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM UNTIL 31ST MARCH 2022 TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.
We are looking for a skilled and proactive Speech & Language Therapist to join our Covid Rehabilitation Hub in Cwm Taf Morgannwg. The Hub is a developing service designed to provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary support for those experiencing Post-Covid syndrome. This is delivered virtually in the form of advice and education, and support with self-management at the moment, with opportunities to develop to deliver virtual and physical support groups.
The post holder will provide specialist support and intervention for individuals experiencing swallowing, voice and communication difficulties as a result of the Covid-19 virus. The post holder will also be expected to engage with training to provide basic support around other post-covid syndrome symptoms.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to be part of the response to this emerging health need, and to work with a like-minded passionate and highly skilled multi-disciplinary team.
You will also have good clinical support from the wider SLT team at Cwm Taf Morgannwg and will be able to refer your patients for instrumental dysphagia assessment (VFS and FEES) as needed.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing date: 21st April 2021
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
Further details / informal visits contact
Professional Manager for Outpatients and Community SLT Services
01443 430022 ext 72548