Band 7 Speech & Language Therapy Team Leader

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Speech and Language Therapist looking to develop your career? This opportunity would suit either a Band 6 looking to develop into a clinical lead or a Band 7 wanting to broaden their leadership and Dysphagia skills.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist to continue to develop the SLT service within Huntigton's Disease and Adult Mental Health.

This role is well supported and would interest anyone who is looking to develop their leadership and management skills. We believe that clinical skills are transferable so would be keen to hear from Therapists who have worked in different clinical areas.

Main duties of the job

To provide specialist SLT assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients.

To work as a highly specialist Speech and Language Therapist in Dysphagia and communication in Huntington's Disease and Adult Mental Health in-patient services.

To work as part of an MDT.

To supervise and manage a small group SALT's and support workers within AMH.

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 have 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
  • Degree in Speech and Language Pathology
  • Dysphagia trained
  • Experience of independently managing a dysphagia caseload
  • Supervision and/or management experience
  • HCPC & RCSLT registered
  • Post graduate qualifications

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