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Advanced Speech and Language Therapist

Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Community, Paediatric
Start Date:
NHS Fife
Job Ref:

Fife Health and Social Care Partnership
Fife Wide Division

Advanced Speech and Language Therapist

Band 7: £32,974 - £43,471 – Hours: 37.5 Ref: FW775/09/18LB

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking service as Lead Clinician for the Children & Young People’s Speech and Language Therapy team in Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath.

In Fife SLTs are based in geographical clusters made up of mixed grade therapists. You will provide leadership and support to the therapists in the cluster. You will carry a caseload which provides an opportunity to maintain your clinical interests. You will support the ongoing implementation of the ‘request for assistance’ process and personal outcome focused intervention. You will have the opportunity to work with colleagues and our lead therapist for ‘universal and
targeted’ intervention. There are a number of interesting opportunities within the area which will support the development of the tiered model of service delivery.

As one of four Lead Clinician Posts in the Children and Young People’s service, you will work closely with your Lead Clinician colleagues and the two Operational Leads.

The service has well developed peer facilitation/supervision system and is committed to staff development.

For informal enquiries, please contact Gemma Wilson, Operational Lead, SLT Service West Fife on 01383 627014.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally
entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from, saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

Closing date: 12 noon on 19th February 2019.

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