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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2020.

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 150-SF4815-CSS

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Speech and Language Therapy
Location:
Crawley Hospital, Crawley
Salary:
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)

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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to join our dynamic and friendly team based at Crawley Hospital. This is a full time post, split between inpatient and community settings, but part time hours (22.5) for the inpatient setting only may be considered. The post is being offered on a fixed term contract, until January 2022.

 

The successful candidate will see patients on the stroke and medical wards at Crawley Hospital, and community patients across Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex in their own homes, nursing homes and outpatient clinics. They will work on a varied caseload of both progressive and non-progressive conditions, with adults presenting with a range of communication and swallowing difficulties. They will need experience of interdisciplinary team working, supporting junior colleagues and students, training delivery, and involvement in clinical governance activities. Post-qualification dysphagia training and experience is essential.

 

SCFT provides a high quality, responsive and evidence-based Speech and Language Therapy service, and we actively encourage personal and professional development of clinical, analytical, research and leadership skills. This is an exciting time to join us, as we are planning new and innovative ways to deliver our services.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEsther LarssonJob titleClinical Services ManagerEmail addressesther.larsson1@nhs.netTelephone number07557 499594




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