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Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 222-LS-134

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Access & Urgent Care
Location:
LS CSU Inpatients Management, SOUTHALL
Salary:
£37,886 to £47,705 pa inc hcas

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.

We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.

The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:

  • helping children and young people with mental health issues
  • supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
  • assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
  • helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
  • treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
  • helping people remain independent in the community
  • running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.

We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.

We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.

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We strive to care through our skilled and committed workforce, caring for our service users in new innovative ways is one of our key quality improvement priorities as we look to ever improve our standards of care. There really has never been a more exciting time to join West London NHS Trust!

 

We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic speech and language therapist who has a passion for working with people who have mental health problems. Following recent investment, West London NHS Trust is recruiting an experienced mental health speech and language therapist to work specifically within its in-patient mental health wards across the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham, which include a range of adult, older adult and forensic mental health.

 

 

 

The post holder will be responsible for the line management of the junior speech and language therapists that work within the in-patient mental health services of the Trust, therefore some line management and/or supervisory experience would be useful.

 

 

 

Our purpose is to help people to recover from mental illness and to find new and better treatments that allow people to lead full and productive lives. We are one of the most diverse providers of mental health care in the UK and our staff are dedicated to improving lives through the wide range of services we offer.

 

At West London NHS Trust we want you to build a career you can be proud of. Our staff are key in helping us to deliver, manage and improve our services, so we are looking for the very best people to join us. For this great unique opportunity apply today.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact:

 

Helen Lycett - Helen.Lycett@westlondon.nhs.uk




We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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