Speech & Language Therapist Children & Young People

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Newton Stewart
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
VACANCY REF No: 1168.17

VACANCY (Post Title): Speech & Language
Therapist Children & Young people (CYP)

Newton Stewart Health Centre

GRADE: Band 6

SALARY: £26,830 to £35,933 pro-rata

HOURS: 30hpw


We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified and motivated therapist to join our dynamic
speech and language Therapy team for children and young people in Dumfries and Galloway to cover a maternity leave. This post offers an exciting opportunity to develop and extend clinical skills with children and young people across a broad range of speech, language and communication difficulties providing a comprehensive service to both pre- school and school aged children in a variety of settings.

Our team has a strong commitment to working collaboratively with our families and partner agencies with a focus on skill sharing and tailoring support according to the needs of individuals and their families. Prevention and early intervention will be a high priority within the new redesigned service of universal, targeted and specialist model of delivery. The successful applicant will demonstrate a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience in working with children and young people and an understanding of how to support children with additional support needs as well as experience of managing complex caseloads.

Ongoing support and training is available through our strong and supportive team structure and review process. There is excellent multidisciplinary team working and CPD is supported and encouraged.

Although the post is based in Newton Stewart Health Centre you will work in a variety of locations – community clinics, schools, nurseries, domiciliary therefore access to a car is essential for the post.

If you would like to find out more about our service in the beautiful South West of Scotland please contact Alyson Hogg, Head of SLT service for CYP on (01387 )244530 or email

Closing Date: Thursday 18th January 2018 (midnight)