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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2020.

Highly Specialist Speech & Language Therapist Aspire

Job Reference: 425-A-20-40935

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Speech and Language Therapy
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

We are looking for an experienced Speech & Language Therapist to join our service to work into the Aspire Multi-Disciplinary Team (Hub 2).

This post will involve working with children and young people with SEMH as well as their carers and families.The successful candidate will have significant clinical experience that includes experience working with children and young people with SEMH across a range of settings. They will also have experience of multi-disciplinary team working. They will be able to demonstrate excellent joint-working skills and the ability to work flexibly and problem-solve at a high level to develop a specialist area of the service.

The post will involve:

• Being part of a multi-disciplinary team providing information, carrying out specialist assessment and liaising with professionals to support Aspire service-users.

• Providing specialist speech and language therapy support at the Aspire Hub and to families accessing the service.

• Running training packages to support staff to manage the communication needs of the service users.

• Contributing to the development of the service for children and young people with SEMH difficulties within the Aspire Service.

The post holder will be responsible to the Mainstream Schools Team Leaders but will also receive professional leadership from other council-commissioned professionals.

Sheffield Speech & Language Therapy operates on a city wide basis. It is committed to providing a high quality service and offers excellent opportunities for development. All therapists are required to undertake supervision and a programme of continuous professional development, which forms part of the individual performance review system.

You will find a strong commitment to professional training and development, together with friendly peer group support.

Applicants will be registered with the HCPC and Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (UK). Due to the nature of the post, applicants must have access to their own vehicle

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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