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Speech and language Therapist - Oxford City

Job Reference: 267-CH4149432-A

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
East Oxford HC, Oxford
£25,655 - £31,534 Per annum | Pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Do you relish a challenge and enjoy working as part of a team?

We are looking for dynamic, creative therapists who are enthusiastic and motivated with very good communication, organizational and time management skills.

Oxfordshire Speech and Language Therapy Service is large and friendly with supportive and innovative managers and a strong vision for the development of the Service. We are currently undergoing a service review and are working on a new way to deliver our Service. We will offer you opportunities for clinical support and for further development of your skills through training. Newly qualified staff will also have the opportunity to be part of the Oxford Health Preceptorship program. You will have excellent supervision and support from the Team including regular supervision along with the opportunity to participate in peer group supervision and group learning opportunities with other SLT’s in the service.

You will:

  • Provide assessment, therapy and support to children and young people and their families in a range of settings
  • Work with families, setting staff and multidisciplinary teams
  • Build links with partners from Education Services in your locality
  • Work within the Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Team and be involved implementing evidence-based practice within the Service and contributing to service development
  • Support the use of signs, symbols and communication aids in the home and settings
  • The post will include work supporting children and young people with a range of clinical presentations across a variety of settings
  • Provide training and group packages as required


We are part of an Integrated Service which includes Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, and we work closely with Education colleagues. We also have close links with members of the team based at the John Radcliffe Hospital where the acute dysphagia, regional cleft palate and cochlear implant teams are based.

We have posts across the county, in the City, North and south.

We welcome applications from newly qualified speech and language therapists and those about to qualify in Summer 2022 as well as experienced speech and language therapists.

For further details contact:

Sally Lloyd – SLT Community team Lead south

Additional contact information:

Norma MacMahon- SLT Community team lead south

Mary Denne- SLT Community Team Lead North

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSally LloydJob titleHighly specialist Speech and Language Therapist and area Team lead (south)Email addresssally.lloyd@oxfordhealth.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

further contacts:

Mary Denne:

Norma Macmahon:

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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