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Highly Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join our exciting and dynamic Integrated Children and Young People's Therapies Team

Band 7 Clinical Co-ordinator for Speech and Language Therapy provision in Additionally Resourced Provisions

We are recruiting a number of Speech and Language Therapists to join our Integrated Children and Young People's Therapies Service in Buckinghamshire. These posts are a result of exciting and innovative service developments following the recent recommissioning of the service in Buckinghamshire. The service is broadening it's offer to include speech and language therapy support to children and young people in the Additionally Resourced Provision settings in Buckinghamshire.

Main duties of the job

Some of these settings support children with Developmental Language Disorder and some support children with Social Communication needs. You will provide clinical and managerial support to the team working with both caseloads across all the settings and hold a caseload of your own within the settings.

The Speech and Language Therapy Service forms part of an Integrated Children and Young People's Therapies Service working closely with Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy as well as wider children and young people's services including Health Visitors, Community Nurses for Children with a Learning Disability, Community Paediatricians and School Nurses.

This is a jointly commissioned service across health and education that will give you the opportunity to be supported as you develop your speech and language therapy skills to support the delivery of high quality, evidence based interventions for children and young people in Buckinghamshire.

We have an excellent website which provides information and support to families and people working with children in Buckinghamshire and wider.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! - does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?o As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.o We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes. o We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.Why work for us?o 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.o As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.o Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.What do we stand for?o Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.o Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.o 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.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Recognised Speech & Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent
  • Health Professions Council License to Practice
  • Evidence in understanding and postgraduate training within the client group.


  • Registered Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists



  • Evidence of experience relevant to the client group
  • Working knowledge of SEND Code of Practice
  • Demonstrates well established knowledge of national policies and procedures relevant to client group


  • Evidence of working in a multidisciplinary manner

Skills, Ablities and Knowledge


  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of clinical governance/audit
  • Demonstrates a high standard of record keeping
  • Has good auditory and perceptual skills,
  • Demonstrates well established knowledge of specialist SLT assessment tools relevant to the client group.

Special Circumstances


  • Ability to work county wide
  • Hold a valid driving licence

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Amersham Hospital

Whielden Street



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