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Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Community, Other specialist area, Hospital wards
Posted:
06/09/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Job Ref:
V764069

Specialist Learning Disability and Forensics Service Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Band 7, £31,697 - £41,787 pa
Permanent, 37.5 hours a week Monday - Friday
Main Base: Community Learning Disability Health Team base at High Wycombe

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, innovative and experienced Speech & Language Therapist to join the Specialist Community Learning Disability Health Team (CLDHT) based in
Buckinghamshire.

You will work as an influential and integral member of a diverse multi-disciplinary specialist learning disability health team and will lead a small but growing team of Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs)
in Buckinghamshire across a range of settings.

You will be forward thinking and able to demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge in the area of adult learning disabilities based on current evidence. You will autonomously undertake specialist assessments and interventions with individuals with complex communication difficulties and dysphagia.

You will receive regular clinical supervision and support from the Professional Lead Speech and Language Therapist and peers and operational supervision from the Team Manager. You will be actively
encouraged to participate in continuing professional development activities and will be a key member in shaping the provision of high quality speech and language therapy services in the context of a wider
community inter-disciplinary team.

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is committed to providing excellent health and social care with the vision to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning
disability services in the country. HPFT is a thriving and growing organisation; now providing community learning disability services in Buckinghamshire, as well as services in Hertfordshire, Essex and Norfolk.

The Trust has an outstanding track record of service delivery and quality. It provides services to over one million residents and is currently rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Key goals for the Trust include being the provider of choice; delivering high quality integrated health services in collaboration with local people, and to improve overall health and well-being. To deliver this
the Trust is committed to employing the best workforce, recruiting individuals with the ability to provide care at the cutting edge of innovative practice. HPFT has a formal affiliation with The University of
Hertfordshire and has excellent development and training programmes.

HPFT is ranked in the top 20% of Trusts in the UK and a strongly embedded learning culture supports and facilitates staff to develop their potential and progress in their careers.

Buckinghamshire is a county in South East England which borders North West London, with direct train routes in to the city centre from many of the county’s historic and picturesque towns such as Beaconsfield, Marlow and Amersham. From High Wycombe, the train in to the city centre takes as little as twenty three minutes. There are also excellent connections to the rest of the UK and the M40, M1,
M25, and M4 are all within easy reach.

For further information please contact: Clare Dwyer, Interim Speech & Language Therapy Professional Lead on 01923 837044 or clare.dwyer@hpft.nhs.uk or Emma Short, Community Team Manager at emma.short@hpft.nhs.uk or 01494 586821.

AN APPLICATION FORM AND JOB DESCRIPTION

Closing Date:
25/09/2017
Contact Details:
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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