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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/07/2020.

Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 448-RCKMCCS253TB1021

Employer:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Department:
Speech & Language Therapy
Location:
Luton
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503

We are rated "Outstanding" by CQC with an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website or from the "additional documentation" menu on this page.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.


Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Band: 7

Salary: £38,890 - £44,503

Hours: 22.5hrs per week (For part time posts salary will be pro-rata)

Contract: 6 Month Secondment OpportunityMaternity Cover

Location: Early Outcomes Project in Luton

 

Are you an experienced speech and language therapist with a passion and drive to develop work around early intervention for children with speech language and communication difficulties and their families?

The Flying Start Team in Luton aims to ensure thatallyoung children in Luton have aFlying Start in life, byintervening early when help and support is needed. We need an innovative creative speech and language therapist to work with our Flying Start team, as a specialist in the field of preventative practice and early intervention for children with speech language and communication needs (0-5 years).

The postholder will contribute with partners, to the ongoing implementation of the new Speech, Language and Communication (SLCN) screening tool for early years and the new communication and language pathway for early year’s children’s settings and other settings (e.g. Health Visiting, primary Care etc in Luton. The post holder will demonstrate initiative and confidence around clinical decision making. Candidates will have excellent communication skills and be experienced in multidisciplinary working.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to work flexibly, as hours may occasionally include evening and Saturday delivery.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44.00 for an Enhanced Check or £27.00 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer payback period is agreed with the appointing manager.

This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and is in possession of the disclosure certificate, for which an online status check will be undertaken.

As a Service we provide a full Trust and Local Induction, regular supervision and Team meetings. Interviews will be held on Friday 17thth July via Microsoft Teams.

For further information not available in the job description or person specification, for any queries or to arrange a visit please contact:

Jo Drew

jo.drew@nhs.net

 

 




As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA. We will also use technology to ensure the documents you provide are genuine.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44 for an Enhanced Check or £27 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.


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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