Speech & Language Therapist

Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Daventry
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Speech & Language Therapist (SLT) interested in working in trans and non-binary Voice service within an established Gender Identity Clinic (GIC).

NHFT GIC provides a range of non-surgical interventions and treatments for trans and non-binary people of which gender affirming voice modification is a key component.

You will be joining a Band 7 Specialist SLT who leads the provision of voice and communication therapy for GIC patients, via face to face consultations within the outpatient clinic as well and remote sessions delivered via video link.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be a qualified SLT who is HCPC registered, with at least one year's experience working in Voice. Previous experience of working with this patient group would be highly desirable but is not essential as the post holder will receive regular supervision and support from the senior SLT.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • HCPC registered with license to practice
Desirable
  • RCSLT member
Knowledge Essential
  • At least 1 year working postgraduate role in Voice
Desirable
  • Evidence of working with gender diverse people
Skills Desirable
  • Experience and/or qualification in counselling or counselling related skills
Qualifications Desirable
  • Recognised teaching or coaching qualification
Knowledge Essential
  • Awareness of how the Equality Act 2010 may apply to the client group
Desirable
  • Recognition of the challenges faced by the patient group and also to the provision of SLT interventions
Skills Essential
  • High degree of initiative and ability to autonomously


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