West Midlands NHS Speech & Language Therapist Band 5 United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term / permanent basis.
***Start Date: Flexible
***Location: West Midlands NHS United Kingdom
***AHP Grade: Speech & Language Therapist Band 5
***Pay Rate: £Negotiable (dependent on experience £25,454 to £31,617)
***Duration: Fixed Term (12 months with extension) / Permanent
***HCPC Registration Required (Health & Care Professionals Council) Essential
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This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Speech & Language Therapist to join the in-patient SLT service at our client’s NHS Foundation Trust. The post holder will divide their time between the Acute Medical and Stroke & Neurology SLT teams.
Ideal candidates will have completed post-graduate competencies in acquired dysphagia management and have recent, relevant experience in an acute setting with a high volume, high throughput workload. However, support and training can be given for candidates with suitable transferrable skills. Experience of assessing and treating patients with communication disorders due to a range of acquired neurological conditions is essential. You will have the opportunity to complete any outstanding RCSLT Dysphagia competencies, develop skills in caseload management, attend regular MDT meetings as well as start gaining competencies in videofluoroscopy/FEES.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Key Working Relationships & Communication
|Internal to the Trust||External to the Trust|
|MDT colleagues SLT colleagues Operational Manager Speech & Language Therapy Head of Dietetics and Speech & Language Therapy||SLT services at neighbouring Trusts Organisations providing on-going therapy input e.g. community SLT services, voluntary or charitable organisations, Hospice staff etc. General Practitioners/Primary Care staff|
This job title and description is an outline of the principal areas of responsibility and may be subject to periodic change. These duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be called upon to adapt to and undertake different or new appropriate duties as may be required in line with professional and service developments, within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder. Prior to any variations to your job description consultation will take place in line with the Trust’s policies and procedures
***Ability to act part of a team
***Ability to cope with a varying work load
***IELTS ( 7.5 with 7.0 in each module) – OR OET Exam Grade ‘B’ Overall for Overseas AHP Professionals
***HCPC Registration Required (Health & Care Professionals Council) Essential – We can provide guidance if needed
Note: The trust operates a policy whereby all employment for staff that have access to children / venerable adults will be subject to satisfactory DBS Disclosure ( Disclosure and Barring Service) The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Overseas candidates will require an international police check or character reference.
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