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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/06/2021.

Band 6 - Community Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 074-A-21-14701

CSH Surrey
£31,365 - £37,890 + 5% HCA pro rata per annum

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy.

CSH Surrey are part of the NHS and are Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our staff enjoy excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes.

We CARE about our staff though through our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our active employee council called The Voice, elect employee representatives to ensure colleagues' voices are heard at Board level.

Click the link in the box CSH Surrey - A great place to work and read everything you need to know about joining our unique organisation and click the iWantGreatCare link to read our patient feedback.

If you are a passionate, person-focused individual then apply to join CSH Surrey today!

We have a great opportunity for a Band 6 Speech & Language Therapist to join our community service. We are based in Woking Community Hospital and works across the North West Surrey area, treating adults with acquired neurological conditions such as stroke, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s and dementia. Patients are seen in a variety of locations including out-patient clinics, wards and domiciliary settings.

We are a friendly team committed to delivering high quality patient care. Our current team of clinicians have wide ranging expertise peer support is always readily accessible. The post holder will have access to regular clinical supervision and CPD opportunities in line with their agreed personal development plan.

Service development is a key focus and we continually seek to expand our knowledge. We are currently developing the first community FEES service in the UK, which is already delivering benefits to patient management and experience. The service has also produced a dysphagia training video to support patient and their carers to develop skills in supportive feeding techniques and is running remote care home dysphagia training via Teams during the pandemic.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with the required clinical knowledge and skills to work independently with patients, many of whom have complex communication and swallowing difficulties. Interest in service development projects and the provision of support to more junior colleagues is required and a minimum of 18 months experience with adults with acquired neurological disorders is essential. Experience of community working is preferred but not essential. As this is a community service that covers a large geographical area, being a driver is essential.

If you would like to discuss this post or arrange an informal visit please contact Jo Manning, Speech and Language Therapist, Advanced Practitioner or email

Here at CSH Surrey we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

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