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Band 6 - Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 074-A-21-14558

CSH Surrey
Speech and Language Therapist
North East Surrey
£31,365 - £37,890 + 5% HCA pro rata per annum

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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!

Are you interested in working within an upbeat, enthusiastic and supportive team of Speech and Language Therapists and Assistants in which to further develop your skills and contribute to ongoing service development? If so then working for Children and Family Health Surrey (CFHS) may be for you.

Children and Family Health Surrey is made up of three partnering organisations; CSH Surrey,First Community Health and Care, and Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Together, we provide one Surrey-wide community health service for children and young people from 0 to 19 years of age (up to 25 years for young adults with additional needs) and their families and carers.

You will be based in, North east Surrey. You will work as a member of our Early Years Team. This is a challenging and varied role. Day to day you will be conducting assessments, writing reports and running therapy sessions (groups or individual) for a varied population of 0-5 year olds including children with Language disorders and delays, Social Communication Disorders, Speech difficulties, stammering, Down Syndrome, general delay and much more. You may work form a variety of settings (e.g. Health centres, Children’s Centres, nurseries and patient’s homes)..

As part of your ‘developing specialist’ role you may also be involved in:

  • Supporting and line-managing less experienced members of the team

  • Organising and co-ordinating a small team within your local area

  • Conducting Multi-disciplinary assessments

  • Delivering training to parents, HVs or Nurseries

  • Running drop-in sessions

  • Working with specialist caseloads (aged 0-19) such as children who stammer, children with an acquired brain injury, basic dysphagia or voice (based on your experience and the needs of the service).

We firmly believe that the best services for the children we serve come out of effectively training and supporting our Therapists. As such you will be supported by the following:

  • Regular supervision with your line manager (a more senior Speech and Language Therapist)
  • A rolling programme of in-house training to update your knowledge and skills throughout the year (including ‘ASD diagnosis’, ‘Stammering’, ‘Using Parent Child Interaction’, ‘Writing EHCPs’, ‘Attention Autism’, to name but a few).
  • Working as part of a team
  • Benefits include a “Golden Hello”,a high cost area allowance, expenses and the NHS pension scheme.

  • Car driver essential.

  • Dysphagia qualification/experience desirable.

If you think this role is for you then please make an application. To find out more about the role please contact Fiona Baillie (Clinical Team Lead NE area) on 01932 826 500

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

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets).

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