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Advanced Speech & Language Therapist

North East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7, Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Adult, Community, Paediatric, Hospital wards
Start Date:
Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Group
Job Ref:

Salary – £31,696 to £41,787

You will need to be an experienced and competent clinician, who is able to support and supervise junior colleagues in providing a service to patients with both organic and functional mental health difficulties, across Working Age Adult and Older Peoples wards. This may include working with patients presenting with primary mental health diagnoses, in addition to co-morbid cognitive impairment, neurological conditions, learning disabilities and autism. Clinical experience within some of these areas would be essential.

In this role you will practice as part of the wider multidisplinary team and you will be expected to lead on and provide a comprehensive, evidence based and responsive service to patients with communication and dysphagia needs. A post-qualification and advanced clinical skill in dysphagia management is necessary and experience in carrying out service development/service-wide projects would be desirable. You will need to be confident in working autonomously and in driving the agenda of the service forward, to senior management and stakeholders within the Trust.

For further information please contact Marjorie Carney at or on 0191 2456693.

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Contact Details:
Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust Group
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Contact: Sarah Mann

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