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Team Leader - Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy (SLT)

Employer
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Speech and language therapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and experienced Speech and Language Therapist /Team Leader to lead our Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy Team, supporting transformation, innovation and future developments.

The post is a permanent appointment, working up to 37.5 hours per week.

The service provides community-based Speech and Language interventions focused on communication and dysphagia. The successful candidate will also provide leadership/management for the voice and Augmentative and Alternative Communications.

The post holder will provide leadership and operational (inc. line) management to members of the adult community speech and language therapy team within Adult Community Services, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust.

They will provide clinical expertise to teams including related to practice, safeguarding and provide support and guidance on complex case management.

They will guide and support staff to make sound clinical decisions supporting the delivery of high-quality services.

The post holder will be expected to work approximately 50% of their available time as a speech and language therapist.

You will be joining a Trust that offers a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working and a range of options to support your health and wellbeing, to suit your needs. We also offer award-winning leadership and personal development programmes to support your career goals.

Main duties of the job

To provide leadership and operational (inc. line) management to members of the adult community speech and language therapy team within Adult Community Services, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust.

To provide clinical expertise to teams including related to practice, safeguarding and provide support and guidance on complex case management.

To guide and support staff to make sound clinical decisions supporting the delivery of high-quality services.

To work in conjunction with the Leadership Team to implement new service models.

To actively engage with key partners and stakeholders to facilitate effective integrated working across the district.

To lead on defined pieces of work within the service to address key priority areas with the aim of maximising the impact of service delivery on positive outcomes.

To demonstrate the vision and values of the organisation while ensuring the quality and safety of services.

To ensure services are delivered within the available resource envelope and that the need for any additional resource is explained and escalated in accordance with Trust procedures.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified SaLT practitioner
  • Current HCPC Registration


Desirable

  • oEvidence of further formal management, teaching and/or leadership qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of leadership/management roles within a SALT service
  • Experience of improving and changing professional practice


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Undercliffe Health Centre

Bradford

BD2 4RA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

453-24-6383737

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