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Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 313-A-20-78670-EE

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Speech and Language Therapy
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£30,401 / £32,525 / £33,587 / £34,782 / £37,267

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


The Adult Mental Health service and Learning Disability Team provides a service to adults who present with MH needs and learning disabilities in an inpatient / community service.

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated Speech and Language Therapist to join the team. The successful candidate will be working alongside a small friendly team of Therapists who meetregularly for staff meetings and supervision.

We are looking for applicants with:

Experience of working with patients with dysphagia

Experience of multi-disciplinary working.

Registration with the Health Care Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

We offer:

  • a team of friendly, supportive colleagues
  • opportunities for frequent contact with other speech and language therapists
  • a well-developed support, supervision and appraisal structure
  • extensive opportunities for continuing professional development
  • a full programme of induction
  • Support will be available from a range of specialist therapists including HD, communication disorders and dysphagia.
  • regular supervision

For further details / informal visits contact Carol Reffin, Speech and Language Therapy Team Lead for Adult Mental Health, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. Tel: 0116 225 2607




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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