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Speech and Language Therapist

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Speech and Language Therapist - Band 5

Community Health & Wellbeing Directorate

Permanent Contract

Full Time 1.0 wte (37.5 hrs per week)

Part time hours (22.5 hrs minimum) and Term Time Only hours are also available.

Would you like to come and join our Children's Speech & Language Therapy Team in Coventry ?

An opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified or experienced Band 5 Speech & Language Therapist to join our innovative community based team working across Coventry. You would have a varied caseload of children to develop your clinical skills in a number of areas. The service is delivered in a variety of settings nursery, mainstream and special schools and also in the city centre clinic.

The Children's Speech & Language Therapy Team aims to provide a high quality service to children, young people and their families. We provide assessment, interventions, advice and education to children and young people aged 0-19 with a Coventry GP. We also support children in Coventry schools with an Education, Health & Care Plan. We have developed clinical pathways and a competency programme in Speech, Language, Voice , Fluency, Dysphagia, Hearing Impairment, Cleft Palate, Alternative & Augmentative Communication and young children At Risk of SLCN.

Main duties of the job

We are committed to professional development and evidence based practice, offering regular in-service CPD days and peer group / one to one clinical supervision. Mentoring and management supervision are also provided as well as support from more experienced and specialist therapists. We will support you to achieve your RCSLT Newly Qualified Therapist competencies if required. Internal and external training courses are supported.

Being a member of a large Speech and Language Therapy team of SLTs and Assistants and close working with Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy colleagues gives opportunities for lots of different clinical and training experiences.

CWPT are exploring rotations within our Mental Health and Learning Disabilities & Autism directorates and with system partners for adult therapy. This post could be included within the rotational consideration if the successful applicant is interested.

We welcome applications from final year Speech and Language Therapy students. If successful at interview you can be added to our Talent Pool and informed when a suitable job becomes available closer to qualification.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have a Speech & Language Therapy qualification and RCSLT & HCPC registration.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • Grad Dip/ BSC SLT
  • HPC Registration



  • Good written communication
  • Knowledge of a range of SLCN and assessments



  • Newly or recently qualified Therapist



  • Car/owner driver

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust



Stoney Stanton Road



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