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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/03/2019.

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Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 779-RS-1540681

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Richmond Rehab unit, Richmond upon Thames
£32,257.50 - £41,308 pa incl HACS

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to join our experienced and dynamic Neuro-Rehabilitation Team, which includes the Stroke ESD service. We are based in a modern and well-resourced rehabilitation facility in the heart of Richmond. This post has arisen due to the relocation of the previous post holder.


You will join a dedicated multi-disciplinary team providing a rehabilitation service to neurologically impaired adults in the Borough of Richmond. You will provide specialist assessment and therapy for people with communication and swallowing difficulties. You will be seeing outpatients as well as home visits. You will work as part of a team of established Speech and Language Therapists. The wider team also comprises Neuro Specialist Nursing, Psychology, Dietetics, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.


The successful applicant will have experience of working in neuro-rehabilitation with post graduate experience in the management of dysphagia. With the support of senior therapists you will have the opportunity to develop your communication and dysphagia skills within this specialist team.


You will be enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible and able to work well within the Multi-disciplinary team. You will bring previous experience of working in the NHS to this post. You will work independently but will receive support from senior clinicians. The Trust offers opportunity for service development, audit and research. The Trust actively facilitates continuing professional development opportunities in pursuing clinical excellence.


A car owner is desirable but keen cyclists and competent public transport users will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Erica Momcilovic, Clinical service Manager Richmond CNRT/ESD 020 8614 7350/7377 direct line or 07909 525315 or
Cate Campbell Lead Speech and Language Therapists: 020 8614 7350

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 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.


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.

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