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Speech and Language Therapy Training Therapist

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join our exciting and dynamic Children and Young People's Integrated Therapies Team

We are recruiting a Speech and Language Therapist to join the Children and Young People's Integrated Therapies Service in Buckinghamshire and oversee the development, delivery and coordination of a core training offer in collaboration with partner services in the Local Area. You will work closely with the CYP Therapies multidisciplinary team of professionals, including Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, and Physiotherapists, and external stakeholders such as educational psychologist, specialist teachers and educational psychologists to ensure that the therapies core training offer is delivered effectively. The core training offer will be designed to support whole-setting approaches and a place-based approach to early identification and intervention for a range of therapy needs for settings, parents/carers and partner agencies.

This post will work closely with a training Occupational Therapist as a result of additional investment following the recommissioning of the service.

Main duties of the job

You will lead on the following activities, as well as carrying a clinical caseload in an area of your preference and based on your clinical skills:
  • Training Delivery
  • Training Program Development
  • Training Coordination
  • Stakeholder engagement and collaboration and incorporate feedback from participants and stakeholders to enhance the quality and effectiveness of training

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification



  • Recognised Speech & Language Therapy degree qualification or equivalent
  • Health Professions Council Licence to Practice
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and personal development


  • oRegistered Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists
  • oAttendance of relevant CEN Group



  • Evidence of specialist knowledge/skills resulting from clinical experience and CPD.
  • Patients are always first. Drives service improvements. Strong self-awareness with a desire to grow.
  • Communicates openly, honestly and professionally, and actively promotes team working and building strong working relationships
  • Clinical experience in a variety of settings
  • Demonstrates knowledge of specialist SLT assessment tools relevant to the client group
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a range of appropriate therapeutic intervention
  • Able to manage emotional consequences and sensitivity in working with patients with a range of communication disorders
  • Able to maintain intense concentration in all aspects of patient management



  • knowledge of the principles of clinical governance/audit
  • Demonstrates knowledge of national policies and procedures relevant to client group
  • Demonstrates the ability to reflect on practice with peers/clinical supervisor
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates excellent organisation skills
  • Demonstrates adequate flexibility to meet the demands of an unpredictable workload.



  • Able to travel between a range of clinical location

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust





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