Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
East Midlands, West Midlands
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 5
Specialist areas:
Community
Posted:
11/01/2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Job Ref:
301-LL-21-105765

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

Band 5 Speech and Language Therapist

The Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust provides Speech and Language Therapy Services across the whole of Staffordshire, working with commissioners in both education and health services.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Speech and Language Therapist to join our team. The post is a permanent post based in the Community Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Team in the East Staffordshire area. The post involves managing a clinical caseload across East Staffordshire.

The base for this post is Greenhill Health Centre, Lichfield. Currently, staff are working remotely due to the Coronavirus situation, although some visits to bases and settings are necessary, and are expected to increase as the situation changes. The post holder will hold a caseload that predominantly covers clinics, nurseries and schools in Lichfield and Tamworth. There may be some travel required to attend team meetings and supervision in other settings across the geographical area. The successful applicant may be asked to work in other areas within the East in response to clinical demand.

This post would be suitable for an experienced or newly qualified band 5 therapist who is looking for the opportunity to develop experience in the role and to work as part of a Speech and Language Therapy team within the NHS. Internal applications are also welcome.

The East Speech and Language Therapy service supports children and young people with a range of communication needs through assessment and intervention in homes, schools and clinics.

The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service is able to offer:

regular managerial and clinical supervision sessions;

regular team meetings, both locally and with colleagues in the North and West of the county;

professional development via our appraisal system;

in-service training and excellent library facilities;

We offer excellent training and development opportunities, a friendly working environment and flexible working arrangements.

Closing Date:
01/02/2021
Contact Details:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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