Speech & Language Therapist for Children and Young People

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
VACANCY REF No: 765.17b

VACANCY (Post Title): Speech & Language Therapist for Children and Young People

GRADE: Band 5

SALARY: £22,440 to £29,034 pro-rata

HOURS: 37.5hpw

Fixed Term until 31/10/18

Cover for Time Limited Leave

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 newly redesigned service of universal, targeted and specialist model of delivery.

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 the Health Centre in Lockerbie you will work in a variety of locations within the community therefore access to a car is essential

Informal enquiries to: 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, email .

Closing Date: Thursday 18th January 2018 (midnight)