CHILDRENS SPEECH & LANGUAGE SERVICES ARE EXPANDING!
Greenwich Children & Young People's Speech & Language Therapy Services are looking to appoint following increased demand for our services.
This is an opportunity for shortly to qualify students, newly qualified or a B5 with experience. You will have the opportunity to work with early years or school-age children & young people with a range of speech, language & communication needs. Providing assessment, advice & intervention, with a supportive team of therapists & assistants. These posts have arisen due to increased interest from local nurseries & schools to provide high-quality Speech & Language Therapy provision.
There is the opportunity for professional development & the support of a team of therapists & assistants. You will have access to admin, managerial & clinical support. CPD is supported & the development of clinical interests is encouraged. We have embedded support to offer for B5 therapists including:
- regular 1:1 supervision
- group supervision
- peer support
- Oxleas preceptorship programme Oxleas AHP Preceptorship
Our friendly, well-established Services offer fantastic support & opportunities to develop your career.
If you would like to find out more about the opportunities please feel free to contact, Julia Longthorne & check the Services Twitter accounts:
Main duties of the job
The Oxleas Children's Speech and Language Therapy Services offer a range of services with specialist teams across EYs, ASD, Hearing Impairment, Dysfluency, Specialist Resourced Provisions and SEMH. We work closely across teams to provide clinical support and second opinions.
As the post holder you will:
- provide a clinical and advisory Speech and Language Therapy service to children and young people with diverse speech, language and communication needs
- have opportunity to develop both assessment and intervention skills
- work as part of an integrated team with Teachers, outreach services and other health professionals. To support parent/carers and the children in all issues related to clinical care with support from more experienced colleagues
- have opportunities for involvement in service development projects, example projects currently taking place are: The Bilingualism Quality Improvement Project and The Developmental Language Disorder working group
The services are part of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust which was rated amongst the top 10 in the Health Service Journal list of 100 best NHS organisations to work for in England.
Oxleas is a vibrant & diverse organisation, located within reach of central London and the Kent countryside. The successful post holders will be employed with either the Bexley or Greenwich service and will benefit from the collaboration across the services to share clinical expertise, support and CPD across the large workforce.
Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people living in South East London and Kent and to people in prison. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,000 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, children's centres, schools and people's homes. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.
Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
- We're Kind
- We're Fair
- We Listen
- We Care
We have a robust resource base for staff wellbeing including a number of staff networks:
Job description Job responsibilities
Depending on successful applicants preferences you will be part of either the Bexley or Greenwich Services, working alongside a large team of Therapists and Assistants.
You will have access to administrative, managerial and clinical support, higher levels of supervision for Newly Qualified Therapists to support completion of RCSLT NQP Competencies Framework.
Training and career development is well supported within Oxleas with the opportunity to attend both internal and external training. Examples of training accessed in the past 12 months includes: Nuffield Dyspraxia, Shape Coding, PECS, Bilingualism, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, with the following training courses upcoming: assessment and intervention for Evidence based for DLD Moor House, Core Vocabulary Intervention, Attention Autism. Please refer to attached Job Description for further details of the role and the Person Specification for essential and desirable requirements of the post holder.
Person Specification Registration Essential
- HCPC Registration
- Royal College of Speech & Language Therapy Registration
- Speech & Language Therapy Degree
- Experience of working with children in any setting
- Evidence of short courses
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