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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/09/2020.

Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 285-901-CYPF

Employer:
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust)
Department:
Speech and Lanague Therapy
Location:
Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre, Brierley Hill
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk.

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.


Speech and Language Therapy

Pre school and Primary Mainstream Teams

Band 5 - 37.5 hours Permanent

This post includes providing a service to children and young people with a wide range of speech, language and communication needs

The pre school service is provided primarily in clinic settings, and school aged children are seen primarily in mainstream primary schools

The post holder will be required to:

- assess and diagnose children with a wide range of speech, language and communication needs

- provide therapy in the form of direct individual therapy, groups, parent workshops and therapy programmes to be implemented by educational staff

- liaise with parents and professionals

- contribute to the delivery of training for parents, educational staff and other colleagues

- collect data regarding own caseload

- contribute to team audits and to the development of policies/procedures

 

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAmanda JacksonJob titlePaediatric SLT ManagerEmail addressajackson15@nhs.netTelephone number01384 321375




** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position**

We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy.

Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.


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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