Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7, Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Adult, Community, Hospital wards
Posted:
01/11/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
BUPA - Cromwell Hospital
Job Ref:

We are recruiting for a Senior Speech and Language Therapist to join our team on a part time permanent basis.
Speech and Language Therapy at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital assesses and treats patients for a wide range of conditions including cancer, critical illness, post-surgery, ENT, respiratory and neurological conditions.

We are looking for a Senior Speech and Language Therapist to support our service for adults. You will be able to work independently and are confident in your ability to provide highly specialist assessment and intervention for a complex caseload, using advanced knowledge, skills and judgement. You will be working with in and out patients, supporting the wider inter-disciplinary teams throughout the hospital.

We are looking for highly skilled and enthusiastic people with vision and ambition. In return, Bupa Cromwell Hospital offers you an environment where we embrace employee engagement and performance excellence. As well as competitive salaries, we want you to enjoy working with us and offer a range of benefits, some of which include 25 days holiday (plus bank holiday), pension scheme, private medical insurance and life assurance.

We’re looking for you to have
• Speech & Language Therapy Degree
• HCPC registration
• Member of RCSLT
• Sound and proven experience of adult neurology services, including dysphagia and communication difficulties.
• Competence and experience working independently with a range of adults with with a range of complex needs.
• Proven expereince treating voice disorders and difficulties.
• Experience of carrying out videofluoroscopy and working with ventilated patients and those with tracheotomy tubes would be desirable, but not essential.

Shifts
This is a part time position working 22.5 hours (3 days) per week. On call cover for bank holidays will occasionally be necessary.

About The Cromwell Hospital and Bupa

Located in the heart of Kensington, Bupa Cromwell Hospital is an international hospital committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for our patients. We are the preferred health care provider for leading consultants, complex patients, international and local patients alike. We deliver an unparalleled patient experience, tailored to cultural needs and are continuously improving best practice.

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Our status, as a company limited by guarantee with no shareholders, enables us to make our customers our focus, reinvesting our profits to provide more and better healthcare for current and future customers.

We employ over 86,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Hong Kong, Chile, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, India, New Zealand and the US.

Around 70% of our revenue is from health insurance, with the rest from health and care provision. We fund healthcare around the world and run clinics, dental centres, hospitals, care homes and retirement villages in a number of countries.

Closing Date:
01/12/2017
Contact Details:
BUPA - Cromwell Hospital
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Contact: Louise
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