Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in assessment, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life interventions across acute, community and domiciliary settings, as well as with third sector organisations. He/ she will be able to demonstrate evidence of clinical leadership such as leading in service development projects, clinical audit, and in implementing service change programmes. He/ she will be committed to working in a multi professional team and demonstrate highly developed communication and negotiation skills within this forum.

The population of Gwynedd and Anglesey are naturally bilingual and local services including primary and secondary care are provided bilingually in Welsh and English and therefore a bilingual Welsh/English speaker is essential. 

Our department has established systems for supporting professional and managerial supervision and mentoring, and is committed to supporting professional development. 

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post.

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

Person specification

Welsh language

Essential criteria

  • Level 5
  • Qualifications

    Essential criteria

  • Recognised qualification degree / equivalent in S&LT
  • HCPC registered
  • Post graduate study relevant to clinical area at Masters level or equivalent demonstrable experience at this level
  • Able to demonstrate continuing professional development e.g. up to date, relevant CPD portfolio.
  • Clinical supervisory skills training
  • Desirable criteria

  • Membership of appropriate clinical network group
  • Other professional or academic qualification which relates to clinical practice
  • Accredited Practice Placement Educator Certificate
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Significant experience clinically in area of specialism
  • Experience of clinical leadership
  • Delegation to qualified and non-registered staff
  • Experience of delivering clinical education in area of specialty
  • Evidence of teaching within post
  • Significant experience of leading multidisciplinary / multiprofessional teams
  • Involvement in clinical audit
  • Evidence of attendance on specialist short courses and advanced training in relation to clinical specialty
  • Desirable criteria

  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Welsh / English therapy provision
  • Experience of lecturing externally
  • Experience of project management
  • Additional clinical or health care related experience
  • Experience in leading service development / improvement
  • Experience in research
  • Knowledge and skills

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Knowledge of assessment tools for Adult / Paediatric disorders
  • Ability to self-evaluate
  • Prioritisation skills
  • Extensive clinical experience and knowledge in relationship to specialty
  • Desirable criteria

  • Alternative and Augmentative Communication knowledge & skills
  • Welsh speaker
  • 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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