We are looking for a dysphagia-trained SLT to join our large, friendly team at Wythenshawe Hospital. You will assess and treat inpatients with dysphagia and/or communication problems, but also provide an Outreach service to patients at home post discharge or to avoid admission.
You will be very well supported by your senior colleagues and peers. We have regular CPD time and inservice training and will provide training in LSVT and videofluoroscopy if needed.Main duties of the job
To provide a clinical service to adult inpatients with acquired swallowing and/or communication problems.To provide an Outreach service to patients post admission and admission prevention in community.
To provide input to the teaching, research, audit and service development functions of the department.
To actively participate in CPD opportunities to maintain and expand clinical knowledge.About us
MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.
Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.
We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.
We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.
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Were looking forward to hearing from you!Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
Desirable Skills / KnowledgeEssential
- SLT degree
- HCPC registration
- Dysphagia knowledge
- Communication knowledge
- Dysphagia caseload mgt
- MDT roles awareness
- Range of SLT settings / disorders
- Management of dysphagia caseload
- Training / supervision of others
- VF clinics
- Service improvement projects
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Well organised
- Self insight
Manchester University NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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