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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/07/2022.

Band 5 Speech & Language Therapist Adult Mental Health

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120784-SG

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Speech & Language Therapy
Location:
Bradgate Unit Leicester
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


An opportunity has arisen for a full time Speech and Language Therapist to join a small, experienced team of Speech and Language Therapists working with clients with mental health needs.

This post would suit an applicant who has a genuine interest in working with clients who present with a presentation of complex mental health and communication needs and are able to rise to the challenge of working in a dynamic environment.

The successful candidate will work on their own initiative, demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication with both clients and the wider staff team, express empathy, self-awareness, and crucial self-reflection skills and resilience. In addition, you will need to have good organisation and time management skills. We welcome applications from final year students.

Why join us?

  • You will be part of a supportive, innovative management and leadership team, helping us to transform our mental health services to deliver the best care
  • You will have access to a range of additional benefits such as discounted shopping, recognition schemes and various other packages you can draw from to help support your work-life balance
  • We understand that you have a life outside of work and therefore we offer a range of agile and flexible working opportunities for our staff
  • You will receive support – both emotional and for your ongoing continuing professional development to grow with us and enhance your skills
  • You will also benefit from free parking on site.

For further information please contact Alpana Marwaha SALT, on 07879 642986 or email alpana.marwaha@nhs.net.




Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.



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