Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Values
We are absolutely committed to ensuring that our patients have the best possible experience within our hospitals. We are looking for people who are committed to delivering excellent patient care, whatever their role, and who take pride in what they do. We place a high value on treating all patients, customers and colleagues with respect and dignity, and seek people who strive for excellence and innovation in all that they do.
We value all of our staff and aim to provide rewarding careers and benefits, fulfilling work environments and exciting opportunities.Main duties of the job
To provide a specialist speech and language therapy (SLT) service to adult inpatients with disorders of communication and/or swallowing as part of staff bank. The post holder will work as a fully integrated member of the SLT and multidisciplinary teams providing assessment and management to patients across a wide range of medical and surgical specialisms including acute admissions units, respiratory, care of the elderly, stroke, neurosciences, cancer, renal, cardiothoracics, vascular, major trauma and critical care. The post holder will be able to make independent clinical decision concerning caseload management, and will participate in multi-disciplinary working, service development and delivering training to colleagues in SLT and other professions. Some cross-site working may be required according to service need. About usFulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:
Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary's, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea and Western Eye.
With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.
We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.
With our partners, Imperial College London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.
We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesBank Speech & Language Therapists - Adult Acute (Band 6 and 7)
Do you have experience of working in adult acute and critical care settings? Are you looking for an opportunity to continue developing your clinical skills in a supported environment? If so, we'd love you to come and join our growing team of speech and language therapists (SLT) who are working on staff bank.
The adult acute SLT service operates across St Mary's, Charing Cross and Hammersmith hospitals with friendly teams of highly skilled clinicians based on each site. We have expertise, knowledge and skill in the assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders arising from a number of complex aetiologies. We hold weekly videofluoroscopy clinics and provide an SLT-led FEES service across all sites. We are focused on driving forward evidence based practice and quality improvement within our specialty areas, and staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in CPD activities.
We are looking for motivated and experienced Band 6 and 7 Speech & Language Therapists (depending on experience) to join us as part of our staff bank to help us deliver the increasing demand for our services. You will work as a fully integrated member of the SLT and multidisciplinary teams providing assessment and management to patients across a wide range of medical and surgical specialisms, such as acute admissions units, respiratory, care of the elderly, stroke, neurosciences, cancer, renal, cardiothoracics, vascular, major trauma and critical care. Some cross-site working may be required according to service need.
For band 7 roles, you will have completed competencies in tracheostomy and videofluoroscopy, and have experience of managing patients with complex communication and swallowing disorders in level 2 and 3 critical care settings. Experience of FEES and managing ventilator dependent patients is desirable.
The roles would involve working flexibly across the 3 hospital sites where the adult SLT service is provided (CX, SMH, HH)Rates of payBand 6: �23.33
(including WTR)Band 7:�25.18
(including WTR)Working Bank shifts is easy:
We value all of our staff and aim to provide rewarding careers and benefits, fulfilling work environments and exciting opportunities.Benefits for you:
- Great Opportunity to progress within the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
- Weekly Payments
- Competitive Pay Rates
- Platform to gain experience in different areas
- Friendly team environment
- Efficient Recruitment Process
- Complimentary Mandatory Training
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