Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership: Senior Speech and Language Therapist (Maternity Cover)

Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

to cover a Maternity Leave
(at least 26 weeks)

The Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership (BCP) has an excellent opportunity for a Senior SLT to experience working in a dynamic multidisciplinary Family Matters Area Based Childhood team. BCP is seeking to appoint a Speech and Language Therapist with a passion for working with children.

Role purpose:

The Speech and Language Therapist will work closely with an SLT colleague and the Family Matters team, in delivering therapeutic interventions to children in both early years settings and primary schools, who are referred to the Family Matters ABC Programme. They will also lead the oral language training and development with parents, early year’s practitioners, teachers and family development workers engaged in the Family Matters ABC Programme.

Family Matters ABC:

Family Matters is a child-centred, family wellbeing initiative, providing a spectrum of support programmes for children and young people while enhancing the capacity of parents/guardians as the primary educators. The overall aim of the programme is to connect with those families most in need of support.

The Family Matters Initiative works under four thematic strands:

  • Oral Language Development
  • Parent and Family Support
  • Child and Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Early Years Support

The successful candidate will have recognised qualification in Speech and Language Therapy and will be registered, or be eligible for registration, as a Speech & Language Therapist by the Speech & Language Therapists Registration Board at CORU. They will have at least 3 years’ experience as an SLT with children. This person will be a self-starter with a strong ability to work on their own initiative, but to be equally able to work as part of a dynamic team. The post holder will require excellent interpersonal skills and will be engaged in constructively developing relationships with a wide cohort of stakeholders, particularly children, parents and educational staff. The appointed candidate will be provided with regular clinical supervision. They will be required to understand accept and promote the social inclusion ethos of the Company as well as its remit to deliver the highest possible standard of service to its clients and the local community.

Application process:

Interested candidates are requested to complete a signed ‘Key Approaches Form’ , detailed cover letter and CV and send by:

  • email to
  • by post or hand delivered marked Private and Confidential to Teresa Dunphy, Executive Assistant, Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership, 4 Drumfinn Park, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Friday 14th Oct 2022.

Informal enquiries are welcome please contact Liz O’Sullivan Family Matters Manager @ 087 748 7375 or

Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership Company Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Sep, 2022
Dublin 10
Expiry Date
14th Oct, 2022