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Band 7 Highly Specialist Speech & Language Therapist - Paeds/NICU

Main area
Therapies
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
162-0858-AV-A
Site
Across Site
Town
Romford/Ilford
Salary
£37,886 to £47,705 Per Annum Inclusive
Closing
01/03/2019 23:59

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The acute paediatric speech therapy service at Queens Hospital and King George’s has had a huge investment in development over the last 12 months and as a result has gained some National interest in work around teat flow rates within NICU. We are now looking for a member of staff to continue to grow our profile and the service The post holder will need to be innovative and dynamic. We are looking for individuals who are forward thinking and will be integral in contributing to the future shape of the service at BHRUT.

This is an exciting opportunity for a speech therapist with experience of working in an acute healthcare environment. This post will not only afford the individual the opportunity to continue to develop highly specialist knowledge and skills in swallowing/feeding but also to develop non-clinical skills which are imperative to the role as a senior member of the team.

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team including physiotherapists who pride themselves in providing high quality cover within a busy acute environment. You would benefit from having past NICU experience however, candidates who have had experience with complex swallowing difficulties, including tracheostomies, within the adult acute setting secondary to a range of aetiolgies.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills, be a good team player and have the ability to work under reasonable pressure within a multi-professional environment. You must also possess the desire and ability to help influence and promote change that will lead to advancement in patient care in line with the Trust’s aims and vision.

You will be required to contribute the development of competencies, teaching and CPD.

Essential criteria for the post are:

  • Degree / Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy with H.C.P.C. Registration
  • Broad clinical experience within the acute setting
  • Evidence of relevant and up-to-date CPD

If you would like to enquire about this position please contact Alexia Young, Clinical Lead for Adult Speech and Language Therapy on 01708 435000 ext. 3519 or e-mail Alexia.Young @bhrhospitals.nhs.uk

All new staff appointed to posts at the Trust will be subject to a 6 months probationary period. This will give new staff members an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Amanda Vickers, Recruitment Department on 01708 435000 ext. 2826.  Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

 

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Alexia Young, email alexia.young1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01708 435000 Extn: 2826