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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2020.

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist (Bank)

Job Reference: 150-BANKSLT-CSS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Speech & Language
£31,365 - £37,890

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Are you looking for a job that will suit your lifestyle and fit in with your commitments? Or are you looking to gradually return to work after a break?


We’re looking for enthusiastic and motivated registered Paediatric Speech and Language Therapists to join our bank, and support our Speech and Language Therapy team in the Brighton and Hove area.


You should be willing to work as an important part of our busy but friendly team, and have a real passion for delivering excellent care at the heart of the community. You should have paediatric post-qualification experience, and have completed your RCSLT new graduate competencies.


In return we can offer you:


Flexibility - you choose when you work and how often.

Variety - the opportunity to work in different environments across Brighton and Hove and gain experience in a variety of areas where no permanent posts are currently available.

Salary – our standard hourly rates plus a 12.5% enhancement, paid on a weekly basis.

Professional development - we offer regular support through team meetings, special interest forums and clinical supervision. There are also opportunities to attend external training sessions, and to access a range of NHS employee benefits.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNicola FeatherstoneJob titleClinical Services Manager (Schools)Email addressn.featherstone@nhs.netTelephone number01273 242079

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