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Advanced Speech and Language Therapist

Contract type:
Full time, Part time / Job share
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Hospital wards
Start Date:
NHS Grampian
Job Ref:

Aberdeen Speech and Language Therapy Services
Advanced Speech and Language Therapist
Salary Band 7 £33,222 - £43,471 per annum, Permanent Full-time and Part Time

The NHS Grampian Learning Disability Service is split into three Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCP) and an inpatient service. The Speech and Language Therapy ALD service has one overall manager who oversees the whole NHS Grampian wide service within each of the three HSCP’s and the inpatient service.

Within each HSCP there is a small specialist speech and language therapy team based within a multidisciplinary community learning disability team which has the full range of professionals and care managers. These posts offer the candidates an opportunity to further develop their specialist learning disability skills within a supportive team structure and with regular supervision and assistant support.

The caseload will be mixed and include a number of complex, dysphagic and forensic clients. The suitable candidate will have a broad range of learning disability experience to allow them to manage a diverse range of clients over a large geographical area. We would welcome applications from those returning to practise and those seeking part time and flexible working arrangements. The two part time posts can be combined to create a full time position.

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire are beautiful areas of the world in which to work and these posts offer someone the opportunity to live and work in an area with endless opportunities.

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1.0 Band 7 North Aberdeenshire - This post is based within Banff and offers superb opportunities for the right candidate to become a specialist SLT in an established welcoming team of professionals.

0.6 Band 7 South Aberdeenshire - This post covers one of the most diverse areas of Aberdeenshire from mountain to sea and is also part of a well established community team.

0.4 Band 7 Aberdeen City - This post is based within a brand new Learning Disabilities centre with a large team of professionals.

A driving license and access to a car are essential requirements of all posts. An attractive relocation allowance of up to £8,000 is available to successful candidates.

Informal enquiries welcome to Fiona Flett, Lead SLT, 07867720388,

To apply please visit: and search for Ref No: MK23113, Closing date 24th April 2019

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
NHS Grampian
Tel: 07867720388
Contact: Fiona Fleet

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