Current Vacancies

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title:

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to join our team in Belfast. We provide support staff to hospitals within Belfast area.  This is an immediate start, once all legal checks are completed.

Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, but there may be an occasional weekend shift on a rota basis. Pay rate is £14.20 – £28.40 per hour (with yearly increments)

As a core member of the care team, you will be expected to work both individually and within the team to provide the highest standards of care to all service users within the unit.

We at First Choice, will help you achieve this with continued professional development and training.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • Provide specialist assessment, diagnosis and treatment for adults with disorders of communication and/or swallowing problems
  • Be responsible for the assessment, differential diagnosis and the implementation of communication and/or swallowing programmes, seeking advice as appropriate
  • Evaluate outcomes and provide written reports as required.
  • Provide information and advice for other members of the interdisciplinary team and encourage their active participation in care plans wherever possible
  • Manage and prioritise a caseload independently

What We Need From You:

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent.
  • Registered member of Health Care Professions Council.
  • Minimum of 18 months post qualification experience working as an SLT with adults to include patients with acquired neurological conditions or voice disorders or dysfluency or a diagnosis of cancer.
  • Recognised Postgraduate qualification or significant training/experience in working with Dysphagia enabling Speech and Language Therapist to work independently with non-complex cases


What We Would Like From You:

  • Hold a current full driving licence, which is valid for use in the UK, and have access to a car on appointment
  • Experience in a similar role in a similar setting

What We Will Offer You:

  • Pay rate is £14.20 – £28.40 per hour (with yearly increments)
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Free Uniform if required

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are day duties Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm but there may be an occasional weekend shift on a rota basis
  • Breaks given on shift
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 7th December @ 5pm
  • Start Date for role is asap once legal checks are completed

The Next Steps:


If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.


First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

Speech and Language Therapist Band 6

Upload CV (PDF or DOC format only)