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Speech & Language Therapist

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/ Pro rata for part time
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to promotion, an exciting opportunity has arisen fora newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist to join the Sheffield Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Service working within the acute ward team and the outpatient voice service.

We are a friendly service which supports development, and this would be a great first step in your career.

The post is 37.5 hours a week and is a permanent position.

The successful candidate will be based in the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals SLT service working as a member of the team providing SLT input to the acute wards and voice outpatients.

The successful post holder will provide clinical Speech & Language Therapy to a defined caseload as part of the SLT team.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical speech and language therapy services to adults as part of the SLT acute inpatient team and outpatient voice SLT team.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

The SLT service across both the acute and community teams in STH has approximately 55 staff (47 therapists, 7 assistants and 4 secretarial staff) (41.23wte).

The SLT teams are highly motivated to provide a quality service to their patients, they are research active and embrace innovation. The service has established processes for supervision and supports personal and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Recognised Speech & Language Therapy Degree or equivalent
  • Health and Care Professions Council - Licence to Practise


  • Registered Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists



  • Relevant experience at undergraduate / post-graduate level
  • Experience of working with speech therapy clients.

Further Training


  • Post graduate training in dysphagia



  • Excellent interpersonal skills - including observation, listening and empathy skills
  • Negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Good analytical and reflection skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to be a good team member
  • Knowledge of assessment tools relevant to the client group
  • Knowledge of a range of appropriate therapeutic interventions (relevant to the client group)


  • Good presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of national policies and procedures (relevant to the client group)
  • Awareness of the roles of other professionals (relevant to the client group)

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hallamshire Hospital

14 Claremont Crescent


S10 2JF

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