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Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Paediatric, Outpatient departments, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
NHS Grampian
Job Ref:

Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership
Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Salary Band 7 £33,222 - £43,471 per annum, Full-time 37.5 hours per week

NHS Grampian are looking for a Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist specialising in paediatric Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) to join our paediatric team.

The successful applicant will have a specific remit for AAC and Additional Support Needs (Special Educational Needs).

The team works with children and young people across the full spectrum of communication and support needs. This includes those who have speech, language, and communication support needs (SLCN) as a primary need as well as SLCN that are secondary and co-occurring with other developmental diagnoses. The team works to support children and young people in clinics, preschool, primary, and secondary settings as well as special schools in Aberdeen. Our team has a strong commitment to working collaboratively and in partnership with families, schools, social supports, and other health professionals with a focus on skill sharing and tailoring support according to the needs of individuals and their circumstances. We are a friendly and supportive team who aim to be innovative, resourceful, and reflective.

The successful applicant will be experienced working with children and young people in a variety of settings, and will have developed a highly specialist knowledge base and skill set for working effectively in this area. We are looking for confidence in the use of alternative and augmentative communication approaches including information technology. Understanding and experience of universal and targeted approaches with parents and other professionals is essential.

Car drivers are essential.

Informal enquiries to: Pamela Cornwallis, Lead SLT, Aberdeen Health and Care Village on 01224 655577.
To apply please visit and search for Ref No JM22315. Closing date 27th February 2019.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
NHS Grampian
Tel: 01224 65577
Contact: Hazel Welbon

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