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Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity is available for a Highly Specialist (Band 7) Speech and Language Therapist with skills and experience working with deaf children in Resourced Provisions.

Consideration will be given to a Band 6/7 development post for the right candidate. Please make it clear on your application form if you want to be considered for a Band 6/7 development post

This permanent post is currently funded for 0.65 sessions a week.

Closing Date: 1st August 2024

Shortlisting Date: 2nd August 2024

Interview Date: 13th August 2024

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the Speech and Language Therapy Service to the 3 Resourced Provisions for Deaf children in Bradford. Two of these Resourced Provisions are Primary aged and one of these is Secondary aged.

In addition to their clinical caseload, the postholder will have leadership responsibilities within the Speech and Language Therapy Service, including line management.

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 further details about this role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Speech and Language Therapist with Health Professionals Council
  • Registered with RCSLT
  • SLT Degree/dip Qualification



  • Experience working with the Deaf community
  • Experience working collaboratively with Teachers of the Deaf
  • signature BSL Level 1


  • Signature BSL Level 2 training



  • Leadership experience

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Undercliffe Health Centre

Lowther Street



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