Bank Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year (pro rata)
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Full Time
We are looking for a Bank Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to join our innovative, friendly and well supported team working with children and young people in community settings across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The team is very supportive and inclusive. We have regular meetings and can support your CPD through a variety of activities and team days aimed at sharing best practice and learning. Its a great environment to develop your career.

Main duties of the job

Main responsibilities include:
  • Providing effective caseload management for identified mainstream clinics and SEND caseloads
  • Providing assessment, diagnosis and intervention approaches for children aged 0-19 years with speech, language and communication needs
  • Working in collaboration with health and education colleagues to support children's needs
  • You will need experience in using evidence based practice and be able to prioritise caseloads using your clinical experience and skills
  • While not essential for this role we are always happy to receive applications from therapists who have a qualification in post-grad Paediatric Dysphagia
  • You will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Speech and Language Therapy degree
  • Registered member of RCSLT and HCPC
Experience Essential
  • Previous experience in working with children with a range of speech, language and communication needs
  • Previous experience of caseload management
  • Previous experience of mentoring or supporting colleagues

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
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Leicestershire Partnership Nhs Trust

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