Speech and Language Therapist

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Poyntzfield
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY DEPARTMENT

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

BAND 6 : £26,830 - £35,933

37.5 hours per week, Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified Speech and Language Therapist wishing to develop a career in the field of Adult Acquired Disorders of Communication and Swallowing.

You will join a friendly team of 9 Specialist Speech and Language Therapists based at Raigmore Hospital serving the inner Moray Firth Operational Unit area of NHS Highland, and covering the full range of Adult Acquired specialisms. Clinical sessions will be divided between hospital and community care, providing support to people transferring to their own homes including residential Care Homes.

Raigmore Hospital is a busy general hospital providing a comprehensive service to the people of the Highlands. There is an active involvement of SLT in the Young Adult Rehabilitation Unit, the Stroke Unit and the Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Team. The SLT department hosts tertiary clinics and provides an area wide advisory service for other Speech and Language Therapist in NHS Highland. The Inner Moray Firth Operational Unit provides community care around locality based Integrated Health and Social Care teams and 6 Community Hospitals.

Clinical experience appropriate to the specialism is essential, ideally with post basic training in dysphagia management.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Iris Clarke, Speech and Language Manager for Inner Moray Firth Operational Unit & Professional Lead for Adults in NHS Highland. Telephoneor email

Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website , alternatively they are available from the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW or emailing your name and address to

Please quote reference: IM11_17_106A

Completed applications to be returned to Employment Services by : 11/01/2018