Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist

Seven Resourcing
Bury, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Seven Nursing is looking for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) to work within an exceptional NHS Trust based in Bury, Greater Manchester.

The role:

You will be working as a member of the team of speech and language therapists with the population served by Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital. The primary role will be in the provision of speech and language therapy services to clients with acquired disorders of speech, language and/or swallowing, including patients with tracheostomy tubes in situ. To work independently on a daily basis, with support from the Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and other related specialists relating to job role, in the management of patients managed by the Adult Acute Speech & Language Therapy service.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Independently manage and differential diagnose a caseload of clients with acquired disorders of communication/ swallowing in generalist/Stroke wards.
  • To manage a complex caseload independently, and monitor and evaluate own service delivery, accessing clinical supervision on a planned basis, or as needed.
  • Devise and deliver appropriate specialist intervention/care plans/enhanced models of SLT for clients and provide suitable and timely support.
  • Undertake feeding/swallowing assessment and support, including patients with tracheostomy tubes in situ, according to the post holder's level of experience/training.
  • Work as part of the integrated therapies team ensuring the delivery of joined up care plans.
  • Contribute to multidisciplinary support for clients with a range of speech, language and communication difficulties.
  • Provide feedback, advice and training to parents/family members, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team regarding communication needs and strategies to facilitate development.
  • Develop and deliver training and support packages.

Applicant Requirements:
  • Qualifications: A BSc (Hons) degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Experience: 1+ years post qualifying experience in the UK and experience working with Dysphagia is essential.
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS and HCPC registration.
  • Travel: Ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 12.5 hour shifts, 07:00-19:30, 19:00-07:30 (Flexible shift patterns can be discussed)

  • Teaching and CPD programmes.
  • Financial support for further training and personal development.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Free life insurance Subsidised meals on duty.
  • Health Cash Plan.

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