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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/06/2022.

NDC Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 267-OC4271438

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Maple House, Oxford
£32,306 - £39,027

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.

Are you passionate about working with young people and families, helping to make a difference to their childhood and influence their outcomes in later life?

Do you want to join a creative, supportive and dynamic team who strive for excellent care for neurodiverse young people?

The Neurodevelopmental Conditions (NDC) Service is part of Oxfordshire CAMHS. We are the specialist service for autism and ADHD for young people aged 5-18 and their families/carers living in Oxfordshire. We are a multidisciplinary team who are passionate about neurodiversity, providing specialist assessment, psychoeducation, complex case support and evidence-based group and individual interventions.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Specialist Speech & Language Therapist to join the NDC. The post holder will be part of the specialist multidisciplinary team undertaking neurodevelopmental assessments of young people. They will also provide specialist advice to the team and other colleagues around communication, co-facilitate groups for parents and be part of service development.

The NDC Service values person-centered care and are keen to be supportive for flexible working. We welcome applications for full or part time working.

If you are passionate about neurodiversity and would like to know more, including visits to the service, please contact Laura Mackenzie, Clinical Team Manager.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Laura Mackenzie

Job title: Clinical Team Manager

Email address:

Telephone number: 07917 581087

  • 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.

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