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Speech and Language Therapist

Solent NHS Trust
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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We’re looking for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) to join our dynamic, friendly, and supportive Adult Community SLT team to work with adults with communication and swallowing difficulties.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist with post-qualification dysphagia training and clinical dysphagia experience to provide a comprehensive, specialist clinical service to clients with communication and swallowing difficulties. You will work with clients with a wide range of conditions including stroke, progressive neurological disorders, dementia, and learning difficulties. You will have the opportunity to develop clinical skills relating to ENT and Voice disorders, excluding those relating to head and neck cancer.

You will manage your caseload independently with support from senior Speech and Language Therapy colleagues. You will also be required to support student placements and to supervise junior colleagues.

The Solent (East) Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy team covers a wide geographical area that includes Portsmouth City, Fareham & Gosport, and South East Hampshire, in both outpatient and domiciliary settings. Clinical care pathways are in place to support a client’s journey through the service, led by highly specialist SLTs with active contribution by all team members.

This post will provide the opportunity to develop clinical and professional expertise and as an employing organisation and SLT team we offer:
  • Regular team meetings and clinical forums
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Encouragement to engage with projects, innovations, and research activity
  • Protected time for line- management, clinical supervision, and safeguarding supervision
  • Annual appraisal with six monthly review
  • AHP job plan

We are a values- driven NHS Trust and SLT team, as is reflected in the Trust Values Statement and Strategy and the SLT team vision statement. Our team priorities are to provide great care, ensure that care is equitable across our diverse caseload and geographical area, and to make Solent SLT a great place to work.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Annie Guest, Adult SLT Community Team (East), Solent NHS Trust. 07879 414 218 or 0300 123 3932.

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

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