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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/06/2020.

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 421-CCWC-1201B

Employer:
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Child Development Centre
Location:
Harrogate
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 pa (pro rata)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.


**Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity Leave Until May 2021**

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist
Child Development Centre

Hours: 28 hours per week
Band: 5
Salary: £24,907 to £30,615 pa (pro rata)

Essential Requirements: Degree or equivalent in Speech and Language Therapy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Band 5 Paediatric SLT to join our Community SLT Team based at the Child Development Centre, in Harrogate District Hospital North Yorkshire.

This is a fixed term providing backfill for Maternity Leave (approximately 12 months). The successful applicant will work in schools and clinics and be part of a small dynamic team. There will be opportunity to develop experience of using telehealth platforms for Therapy delivery. There is opportunity for flexible working. During the current climate interviews for short-listed candidates will be on Microsoft Teams or What’s app video.

For further information please contact Lucy Kassell - Mainstream Lead SLT on 01423 553122 or at : lucy.kassell1@nhs.net or Alison Reece on 01423 555869 or at : alison.reece@nhs.net




We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, physical or mental health condition, addiction or other healthcare needs.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates, as the employing body will, in those circumstances, be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test requirements, as required by UKVI. All applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates on their application.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you automatically authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, should you be appointed.


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.



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