Children's Speech & Language Therapist - Band 6 & Band 5 & Newly qualified considered

Bromley Healthcare CIC
08 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Band 6 Childrens Speech & Language TherapistGrade NHS AfC: Band 6Contract PermanantHours Full time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 848-BHC183-18-A Site BromleyTown BromleySalary £28,050 - £36,644 pa + HCASClosing 14/11/2018 23:59

Priority consideration will be give to BHC staff formally identified as at risk

Childrens Speech & Language Therapist, Band 6

Salary £28,050 - £36,644 pa + HCAS £4,207 - £4,664 pa

Please be aware that any appointment towards the middle or upper end of this salary range will be subject to experience, particularly any current relevant NHS experience.

Bromley Healthcare are growing and continuing to expand our fantastic Children’s Speech and Language Therapy service with opportunities across the board covering a school buy in service and our core health activities.

Bromley is a fantastic place to live and work, with lots of open spaces and parks & things to do, but only 20 mins away from Central London using the excellent transport available.

Come and join a friendly, supportive, enthusiastic team who have an excellent reputation with innovative ideas that are taken on board by the Service lead and implemented across the service.

We are keen to speak to experienced enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated band 6 Speech and Language Therapists and we are open to speaking with Band 5 Speech & Language Therapists and also newly qualified or about to be qualified SLT's to join our friendly and supportive team on a permanent all year or term time only basis. We have a range of opportunities to work in clinics, mainstream schools, specialist provisions / special schools with preschool and school aged children. You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic with an ability to work independently but also work well within a team.

You will work with a mixed paediatric caseload who have a range of speech, language and communication needs. You will be responsible for the management, assessment and treatment of the children on these caseloads, with the support of peers and more senior colleagues.

Successful band 6 applicants will contribute to in-service training within the department and to take responsibility for the supervision of students and more junior staff.

We have an excellent system of appraisal, clinical supervision and training for all staff. You will be part of a dynamic, committed team of staff delivering high quality services to the population of Bromley. We believe in innovation and encourage staff to work in new and effective ways. Bromley Healthcare is an established social enterprise. As a shareholder you would have greater involvement and an opportunity to influence key decisions.

Please see attached job descriptions and person specifications for further details. Possession of a valid UK driving licence and use of a car for work are desirable.

We are planning to conduct interviews week commencing 19th November 2018

We are open to interested candidates coming into the service to meet the team and see the environment prior to interview, please email Amber Copsey (Service lead) to make arrangements:

Priority consideration will be give to BHC staff formally identified as at risk


  1. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form.
  2. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  3. When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  4. All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.
  5. The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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