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Job reference: 128238
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Job closing date: 06/12/2022
Job posted date: 24/11/2022
Salary: Band 5 (£28,384 - £35,365)
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Department: Children's Speech and Language Therapy
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Speech and Language Therapist to work within the Children’s Speech and Language Therapy team in Forth Valley.

The Speech and Language Therapy team in Forth Valley is known nationally for their sector leading work and has recently undergone a transformational change in order to further improve outcomes of children in young people, particularly those living in poverty.

The team works in partnership with the three local authorities, health colleagues and parents / carers delivering quality services across Universal, Targeted and Individualised levels.  The successful candidate will work in partnership with parents and education staff to reduce the impact of speech, language and communication difficulties on a child’s wellbeing. This will include supporting children with communication needs, delivering training, developing the communication environment, modelling and coaching for parents and education staff in a range of interventions and approaches.

This role will require the successful candidate to deliver innovative universal, targeted and individualised approaches within educational placements.

You will receive a high level of professional support, leadership, clinical supervision and training and development from our highly skilled and talented staff within Forth Valley.  Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

If you require any additional information you can contact Heather Watkins on 01259 290164 or Nicola Orr on 01786 434078

​​​​​​​Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13th of December

​​​​​​​Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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