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Speech and Language Therapist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a newly-qualified or current Band 5 SLT to join our wonderful neuro-rehab team! We are a friendly team with a strong supervision structure/culture, regular SLT and MDT CPD opportunities both within the team and the wider teams within Manchester Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high-quality, evidence-based SLT service to adults with acquired communication and/or swallowing problems.

To provide SLT role within MDT.

To participate in ongoing continuous professional development.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & 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 Electronic Patient Record system which 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 Green Plan which sets 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 description

Job 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.

Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • SLT degree
  • HCPC


  • Relevant post grad study
  • CEN/SIG involvement

Knowledge & Experience


  • Knowledge re relevant assessments
  • MDT roles - knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge re relevant treatment approaches / EBP
  • Local / national policies i.e RCSLT, Code of conduct


  • Dysphagia mgt
  • Completion of dysphagia comps A/B
  • Audit
  • Outcome measures



  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organisation/planning
  • Ability to motivate patients/build therapeutic rapport
  • Work independently, seeking support when appropriate
  • Enthusiastic
  • Insightful / reflective

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Trafford General Hospital

Moorside Road


M41 5SL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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