Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be motivated to ensuring excellence in clinical care provided for adults presenting with a range of communication and swallowing problems as a result of a stroke. He/she will provide rehabilitation both in an inpatient setting, and as part of our new and exciting Early supported discharge team. The postholder will be an integral part of the MDT, under the leadership of our Stroke consultant therapist, and supported by a band 7 stroke specialist Speech and Language therapist.

He/she will demonstrate independent learning and be inquisitive and forward thinking. He/ she will be committed to working in a multi professional team and demonstrate highly developed communication and negotiation skills within this forum. He/she will be passionate about delivering person centred care, and in ensuring evidence based assessment and treatment is provided at all time.

Successful candidates will understand and be committed to providing stroke evidence-based practice. Stroke experience is therefore essential for all posts. In return, we will welcome you into a growing and supportive team, with regular opportunities for CPD, and the opportunity to shape North Wales future stroke services.

Working for our organisation

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.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

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

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

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  • Ability to speak Welsh

    Essential criteria

  • Level 4 or 5
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    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 essential

    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 essential

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