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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2021.

Senior Speech and Language Therapist - Band 6

Job Reference: 848-BHC257-21

Bromley Healthcare
Senior Speech and Language Therapist
Beckenham Beacon and/or Orpington Hospital, Bromley
£37,152 - £43,994 incl HCAS per annum pro rata

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as terms and conditions, excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Please note that for positions that require you to drive as part of your job role we will be asking for evidence of business insurance.

Senior Speech and Language Therapist

£37,152 - £43,994 incl HCAS per annum pro rata

We will consider applicants wishing to work 0.6-0.8 FTE hours for this position, with opportunities for flexible working.

Bromley Healthcare is a multi award-winning commwhich unity health provider prides itself in being innovative and able to offer quality care for families in Bromley. Please view our videos on Youtube as they will hopefully give you a flavour of what it is like to work for this social enterprise.

Our Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service are a supportive and friendly team who work across the community of Bromley providing a service to patients in their own homes, care homes and in outpatient clinics.

This post would suit a dynamic and reflective therapist who is committed to working alongside other professionals and who is a positive team player.

The post holder will have the opportunity to provide SLT input into our generic community caseload which includes the management of dysphagia, communication, dysfluency and voice patients.

Postgraduate training and experience in dysphagia is a requirement of this post. You will have relevant experience in managing adults with acquired neurological conditions and will ideally have experience in the management voice disorders although this is not essential.

You will be expected to contribute to audit and service development and will receive regular clinical supervision, support through team meetings, monthly clinical forums and access to further CPD opportunities. Evidence of appropriate qualification, RCSLT membership is preferred and HCPC membership is essential. A car driver with access to a car is essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a welcoming and innovative team. Please do contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss the post further.

Please see attached job description and person specification for more information.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bindu Vekaria


We are passionate about caring for our service users, and their family and friends, and the wellbeing of our colleagues. That's why it's a requirement for everyone joining in a regulated/patient facing role at Bromley Healthcare to have been fully vaccinated against Covid19 or to hold a qualifying exemption. Applicants are further advised that it is a condition of employment that evidence of vaccination status is provided.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion /belief, sexual orientation or age. We are especially keen to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation across Bromley Healthcare, especially at senior levels.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the closing date, if we have received a sufficient number of applications.

All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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