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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/02/2019.

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Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Job Reference: 779-RS-1541883

Employer:
Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Speech and Language Therapy
Location:
Teddington Health and Social Care Centre, Richmond
Salary:
£21,446 - £24,107 pa incl HCAS

Who we are

At HRCH, we only want to provide the type of outstanding care that we would recommend to our family and friends.

We provide community healthcare and urgent treatment services for over 515,000 people living across the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond-Upon-Thames.

In the latest NHS Staff Survey results for community trusts, we had the highest percentage of staff in the country who felt their role made a difference to patients. We also had top scores for satisfaction with the quality of care staff can deliver.

In 2018 we were named ‘Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction’ by the Nursing Times and won the HSJ Workforce Award.

Our job is all about people and we believe that staff who feel valued and supported deliver better outcomes for our patients, so we invest in our people and their ideas.

With some of the best career development, staff wellbeing and flexible working opportunities around, you will be well looked after so that you can make a positive difference to the lives of people in our community.


We currently have a vacancy for a full-time Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to join our innovative and well supported team. This post offers opportunities to work with preschool and school aged children in a variety of settings which may include: health clinics; children’s centres; mainstream and special schools.

We are a well-established, friendly team, with a range of specialist therapists who work closely to support less experienced staff. We offer a range of in-house training delivered by staff within the team.

We are keen to recruit an assistant who has experience and knowledge of working within school settings, preschool settings and with children with special needs to complete our existing team of therapy assistants . The successful candidate should be self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic and able to communicate with a range of people. Whilst the ability to work effectively as part of a team is important, they must also be capable of working independently.

Excellent organisation and IT skills are essential. The successful applicant needs to be highly competent in the use of Outlook, Excel and Word.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Powell, Speech and Language Therapist on 020-8614- 5333




The closing date given is a guide only. There may be occasions where we have to close a vacancy once a sufficient amount of applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system (TRAC Recruitment System). All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. The Trust will comply with its obligations under the GDPR and other data protection legislation.

Please note that this post is subject to a 3 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust, this will not apply.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of key documents such as Passports, Driving Licenses etc. It is a condition of appointment that all prospective employees of HRCH have their original documents verified using this technology.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

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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.



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