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Specialist Speech & Language Therapist - Stroke Service / Development

Job Reference: 810-CH2481

City Health Care Partnership CIC
East Riding Speech and Language Therapy
Hessle Health Centre
£28,050 - £36,644 pa pr

City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) is an independent, co-owned “for better profit” and co-owned Community Interest Company providing high quality local health and care services in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Knowsley, Wigan and St Helens.

Our vision is to lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do and we are looking for exceptional people to work with us to provide the highest possible care to the people who use our services.

We deliver over 50 diverse services in community settings, helping to minimise the need for acute care in hospital. We employ around 2,400 people, which means we have lots of opportunities for progression and development; we recognise enthusiasm, innovation and dedication and are keen to give colleagues with these qualities a chance to shine.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality patient care and our core values of service and excellence, equality and diversity, creativity and innovation and co-operation and partnership help us to do this. We want people who join CHCP CIC to share these values, which are firmly rooted in our culture along with the seven Cs of care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment and candour.

We can offer an excellent package of benefits, including becoming a shareholder in CHCP CIC (at a cost of only £1), giving you the chance to have a voice in your business.

B6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist for Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service or Development opportunity band 5-6

Are you interested in developing your specialism in stroke as a Speech and Language Therapist within our dynamic multi disciplinary community stroke service.

Due to internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to work in the Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service ora development opportunity band 5 to 6.The team includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, nurses, speech and language therapists and associate practitioners and provides rehabilitation through a community based stroke unit, an early supported discharge service and a longer term community service.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist, with proven experience of working with patients following a stroke and acquired neurological disorders, to work alongside speech therapy colleagues to provide communication and dysphagia input to service users including group therapy. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in supervision of both assistant staff and band 5 speech and language therapists. You will also have support from the wider Hull and East Riding Speech and Language Therapy service with opportunities to continue to maintain skills working with clients with diagnoses other than stroke.

We are fully committed to staff development and a robust supervision and appraisal system is in place. The stroke service is actively involved in research having been a site for the Big Cactus research trial and currently working with Hull University and The Royal Philarmonic Orchestra as a continuation of the service’s successful Strokestra project.

Hull, the UK City of Culture for 2017 is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Close to the beautiful market town of Beverley, the East Yorkshire Coast, Yorkshire Wolds; and with easy road and rail access to the cities of Leeds, York, Manchester and Sheffield, Hull is a vibrant, friendly and affordable place to live and work.

For further information please contact Anna Ray, Professional Lead for Speech and Language therapy via or Tel 01482 303669

CHCP CIC is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Our organisation is positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact our Human Resources team as soon as possible.

If this role requires the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check, this check will form part of the recruitment process and the cost of the check will be recovered from the successful candidate upon commencement of the employment/new role. Please note that this check will be charged to you in four monthly instalments when you commence employment/start your new role with City Health Care Partnership CIC.

CHCP CIC employees have access to an excellent range of benefits; for further information, please click on the ‘staff benefits’ link.

Please note if you are not successfully shortlisted the status of your application will be updated to ‘unsuccessful’ on this site.

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