3522 - Highly Specialist SLT - ENT/Head & Neck Cancer
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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The interview for this role will be the 9th October 2023.
We are looking forward to welcoming an experienced, driven and enthusiastic registered Speech and Language Therapist to join our innovative team.
The successful post holder will have well developed specialist skills in voice disorders, dysphagia and head and neck cancer.
You will work closely with the head and neck multi-disciplinary team and wider specialist services, ensuring patients receive high quality, person-centred and effective care.
The post holder will join a proactive and dynamic team and provide supervision and day to day operational team leadership.
The option for flexible working is available and can be discussed at interview.
The postholder will also provide assessment, diagnosis and management of adults with dysphagia on the acute inpatient wards at times when needed. This is in the form of providing cover when staffing levels dictate this is required, and support to maintain competencies in this area would be provided.
We are a supportive, friendly and aspirational team. We are looking to develop our services and are looking for a forward thinking clinician to support our innovations.
Working hours a week: 22.5 hours
Main duties of the job
Provide a highly specialist service to Barnsley Hospital for adults and children with voice difficulties, and adults with dysphagia from an ENT origin and patients with Head and Neck cancer, all the way through their Head and Neck Cancer journey as appropriate (including patients receiving surgical, chemo/radiotherapy and palliative treatment).
Develop, provide and participate in the training and support of other professionals working with this client group.
Provide assessment, diagnosis and management of adults with dysphagia on the acute inpatient wards at times when needed. This is in the form of providing cover when staffing levels dictate this is required.
Ensure compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will motivate colleagues, champion service user safety and dignity, and drive continuous improvement.
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.
There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.
Certificates of Sponsorship
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**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**
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Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.
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