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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/01/2021.

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5694

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Speech and Language Therapy
L5 SLT - Education, London
£37,638 - £44,780 pa inc HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (band 6) 1.0 w.t.e

Location: Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea
Biborough Mainstream Schools Team

Do you want to be part of an organisation that is working to together to give children a better start and adults greater independence? Join the CLCH Speech and Language Therapy Education team.

The post:

  • Be part of our supportive, friendly, and well established schools team
  • Come work in mainstream primary and secondary schools within the boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea
  • Help support schools embedded good universal and targeted level practise within their setting
  • Deliver direct interventions to CYP with Education, Health, and Care Plans
  • Work jointly with the school team to deliver training, and engage in joint planning and delivery of interventions
  • Develop your supervision skills of band 5 SLTsWhat we can offer:
  • An opportunity to work with a varied caseload, including ASD and DevLangDis, with support from our highly trained specialists. Work includes delivery of 1;1 and small group therapy sessions in line with EHCPs, delivery of training to school staff and parents, and delivery of sessions commissioned directly by schools for a wide variety of universal/targeted/specialist purposes.
  • 1:1 regular supervision
  • A regular in house training program to develop clinical skills
  • Joint working and second opinions from clinical specialists within the service
  • Work in innovative, motivated teams in a supportive and progressive environment.
  • Working in Central London locations
  • Excellent further career opportunities
  • Great transport connections to central and greater London and the home countiesWhat we are looking to recruit someone with:
  • excellent interpersonal skills, and is enthusiastic and dynamic
  • an awareness and sensitivity to the needs of clients from a range of ethnic and linguistic backgrounds
  • a commitment to continuing professional development
  • an ability to work flexibly and reflectively in an empathetic and positive manner

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ysanne Yeatman, Education Locality Lead for Biborough Mainstream, on

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

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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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