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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/05/2021.

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 453-21-3139342

Employer:
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Speech & Language Therapy
Location:
UHC, Bradford
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 £30,401 to £37,267 pa, pro rata

Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual’s needs.

The Trust’s purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:- We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people’s views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified & suitably experienced Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, to join our friendly & innovative commissioned school service in Bradford, a vibrant multi-cultural city.

This is a wonderful opportunity to develop clinical and leadership skills, within a supportive team. The successful applicant will work with the paediatric population, within our Commissioned School Service, working across the city. You will join a team of dedicated Speech and Language Therapists and Clinical Support Workers who are passionate about meeting the needs of our population.

The Speech and Language Therapy service provides a supportive network of generalist, specialist and highly specialist therapists working in a wide range of clinical areas, and there are excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and clinical supervision.

 

Closing date - 21st May 2021

Shortlisting date - 25th May 2021

Proposed interview date - 8th June 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name :Louise McChrystal

Job title :Paediatric Team Manager

Email address :louise.mcchrystal@bdct.nhs.uk

Telephone number :07968 607972

Additional contact information

Ruth Alderson

Paediatric Team Manager

ruth.alderson@bdct.nhs.uk

tel: 07534099189




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Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.


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