Bank Children's Community Speech and Language Therapist - Band 6

Employer
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Carlisle
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Bank Children's Community Speech and Language Therapist - Band 6

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and energetic Speech and Language Therapist to join the Children's Specialist Speech and Language Therapy team covering Carlisle and Eden on the bank.

Main duties of the job

Detailed job descriptions

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Please contact: Nicola Richards, Head of Speech and Language Therapy on 07818551501 or Hazel Gilmore on 078117143987

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Job description Job responsibilities

Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies?
  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Important Information

Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their Trac account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

For candidates applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:
  • Junk Mail is checked regularly

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:
  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email advice@unlock.org.uk or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £18 + Administration cost of £3.85 = £21.85. Deducted at £6.85 from 1st month salary and £5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: £38 + administration cost of £3.90 = £41.90. Deducted at £11.90 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability







Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in Speech and Language Therapy approved by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
  • Registered with HCPC
  • On-going membership with the RCSLT
Experience Essential
  • oPost graduate experience.
  • oExperience of delivering training to others (parents, other agencies)
  • oExperience of implementing own service development initiatives.
  • oExperience of working in a variety of community settings.
Knowledge Essential
  • oTo demonstrate specialist knowledge across the full range of work procedures and practises, which are underpinned by theoretical knowledge and relevant practical experience.
  • oHigh level of knowledge of current national and local strategies, clinical guidelines and legislation relating to the delivery of speech and language therapy services to early years, and school aged population.
  • oTo have a highly developed knowledge of a broad range of specialist assessments as required.
  • oAn understanding of the roles of other professionals involved in the specialist area of practice.
Skills & Aptitudes Essential
  • oHighly developed physical skills where a high degree of precision, speed and high levels of hand/eye and sensory co-ordination are essential for performing real time, accurate phonemic and phonetic transcriptions and signing to support speech.
  • oTo use highly developed auditory, perceptual and observational skills, together with highly specialist knowledge, underpinned by current evidence based practise to assess, make differential diagnoses, structure clear care plans and adapt practise to meet individual circumstances.
  • oTo be able to use highly developed communication skills for communicating and understanding highly complex, sensitive and contentious information in a verbal or written form, where there may be significant barriers to acceptance and understanding, which need to be overcome, using highly developed negotiation, influencing, persuasive, and emphatic or reassurance skills. E.g. Negotiating with or motivating parents/carers, clients; sensitive communication of condition related news, providing reassurance; managing disagreements or conflicts about client management, generating and negotiating solutions in complex and emotional situations, dealing with confrontational individuals and/or agencies.
  • oSkills to lead and promote multi agency and inter agency working and collaborative practise.
  • oTo be able to maintain intense concentration on a frequent basis in all aspects of patient management. In particular, to monitor auditory, visual and kinaesthetic aspects of client communication, adapting and facilitating according to the perceived needs of the client.
  • oAbility to manage own time, prioritise tasks and work independently to manage cases, using relevant policies and specialist knowledge to inform and make clinical decisions.
Personal Circumstances Essential
  • Able to travel independently of public transport
  • Physical effort from Band 6 profile
Desirable
  • Car driver
  • Car owner


Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Address
Springboard CDC

Orton Road

Carlisle

CA2 7HE

Employer's website
https://www.ncic.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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