Bank Band 6 Speech & Language Therapist

Recruiter
Leicestershire Partner
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
313-A-20-89675-NS
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Would you like to join our innovative and well supported team working across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to support adults with learning disabilities and/or adults with mental health conditions?

The Team

The team is very supportive and inclusive. We have regular meetings and can support your CPD through a variety of activities and team days aimed at sharing best practice and learning. It's a great environment to develop your career.

The Role

The full Job and person specifications are attached to this advert, but key elements for the role include:
  • Provide effective caseload management for identified caseloads
  • Provide assessment, diagnosis and intervention approaches for children with speech, language and communication needs.
  • Work in collaboration with health and education colleagues to support children's needs

You will need to demonstrate knowledge and application of evidence based practice and be able to prioritise caseloads using your acquired clinical and assessment skills.

A qualification in post-grad Dysphagia will be looked upon favourably.

As the role requires travel to various sites, you will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Want to find out more? Please call Nikki West 07825923305

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

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We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently 'at risk' within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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