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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 186-1287-20-MSS-OR

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Community Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (FCAMHS) Team
Pebble Bridge, Hopewood, Nottingham
£45,753 - £51,668 Per annum, Pro Rata

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork.

We are recruiting to strengthen our response during the Coronavirus outbreak.

We are a provider for Mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a SLT to join the East Midlands Community Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (FCAMHS) Team.

This is a a well established and respected multi-disciplinary team of professionals providing advice, consultation, specialist assessment and support to services and teams working with young people in the community, across the East Midlands, who exhibit risky behaviours or who are already in the youth justice system and have/or display signs of mental health difficulties. The service consists of professionals from Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare. The multi-disciplinary team has diverse and extensive clinical experience of children, young people and adults from criminal justice, secure mental health hospitals, community mental health, social work, learning disability and education settings.

As the Clinical Lead SLT you will apply your highly specialist knowledge of Speech, Language and Communication Needs to carry out specialist assessment to contribute to overall risk assessment, risk management planning and case formulation. You will also support with advising and creating adapted and accessible treatment packages, specialist training for professionals and support transitions in and between services.

The current team includes consultant forensic psychologist, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, clinical nurse specialists, mental health nurses and social worker. You will also provide direct clinical supervision to the FCAMHS team SLT assistant.

You will be part of the wider SLT Services across Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and Mental Health with clear opportunities for professional peer support and clinical supervision from within Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust. You will also benefit from excellent levels of CPD opportunities.

The post holder will be required to develop and maintain regional and national links across the SLT workforce. Active engagement with national drivers for Young Peoples services, Mental Health and the RCSLT is required. The post holder will be key to ensuring Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust retains its positive reputation and continues to be an employer of choice for SLTs across the region.

Allied Health Professionals within Nottinghamshire Health care are at the forefront of a range of multi-disciplinary, specialist services for people with complex needs, using their expertise around promoting recovery, enablement and positive risk taking, to add life to years, prevent relapse and reduce risks. The Trust is subdivided into three divisions, each supported by an Associate Director for Allied Health Professionals who collectively represent therapies across the Trust. The organisation’s established provision of education and training, supervision and appraisal provides positive and flexible career opportunities, including future roles for AHP Consultants, therapy leadership and other specialist posts.

You must hold a relevant degree in Speech and Language Therapy and be registered with RCSLT and HCPC.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post as there is the need for travel across the East Midlands Region; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEmma-Kay Dominey-HillJob titleSLT Head of Service IDDS, Professional Lead SLT for AMH and CAMHSEmail addressemma.dominey-hill@nottshc.nhs.ukTelephone number07384249925

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early.

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The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

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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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