Speech and Language Therapist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist, to join the Children's Speech and Language Therapy service. This post is suitable for a newly qualified or generalist Speech and Language Therapist, hoping to develop clinical skills in the assessment and management of children with a range of communication needs.

The post holder will work across Bradford in a range of settings including nurseries, schools and patient homes.

Closing Date: 4 June 2023

Main duties of the job

  • To provide Speech and Language Therapy to a defined clinical caseload
  • To work and network in the population of Bradford District Care Trust
  • To clinically support students/assistants and others in the delivery of the SLT Service

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification for more detailed information about this post

Person Specification



  • Registered Speech and Language Therapist with Health Professionals Council
  • Registered with Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy


  • Due to graduate



  • Achieved / close to achieving clinical competencies of RCSLT



  • Experience of multi professional/multi-agency working (relevant to client group)
  • Experience of innovative practice and involvement in a project or service that delivered this


  • Experience of working with children in educational settings
  • Experience of delivering communication assessments and interventions for a range of children/young people

Knowledge and Skills


  • Written Communication Skills
  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge of a broad range of appropriate assessment and intervention approaches
  • Working with interpreters and bilingual assistants
  • Contribution to group work

Attitude and Approach


  • Able to work in a variety of locations / situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including observation, listening, empathy, communicating sensitive issues, team building
  • Demonstrates leadership behaviour / shows initiative

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