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Speech and Language Therapist

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Following the successful promotion within the service of the current post-holder we now have a band 5 vacancy for a speech and language therapist. The post holder will be based in Folkstone. The post will give you a mixed paediatric caseload according to your interests and the needs of the service.

Therapists expecting to qualify this academic year would be considered.

For full advert details, please see attached document.

Main duties of the job

We are a forward thinking innovative service and value the development of all staff within our integrated therapy team.

We offer in-service integrated CPD as well as external training for critical and essential courses. We have department specialists who you can go to for advice and support and joint working as well as a supportive team on base.

You will be given a dedicated supervisor to help you with your preceptorship and have access to our Band 5 support group for peer mentoring. You will have regular line management to monitor your progress through your preceptorship and to provide support

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people.

Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'.

We have anew way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in 'supporting documents'.

Person Specification



  • SLT recognised degree



  • Experience of working with children from a range of ages - could be placement

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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