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Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 196-LIS4497

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Evelina Childrens Hospital, London
£39,866 - £49,704 p.a. inclusive of HCA

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) wanting to consolidate and develop their specialist skills at Evelina London Children’s Hospital alongside a large and growing team of experienced Speech and Language Therapists.

We are looking for a motivated, professional and pro-active SLT to work in the field of complex airway and tracheostomy in children from across the age range (from neonates to adolescents). These children often have a syndromic/neurological/cardiac/neonatal/intensive case history.

We welcome applicants with paediatric and/ or adult experience and recognise applicants may have transferable knowledge and skills from other specialist fields.

The post-holder will deliver care to both inpatient and outpatient settings at Evelina London Children’s Hospital as part of the ENT care pathway and in conjunction with SLT colleagues in the hospital and in the community.

The post- holder will regularly participate in our videofluorosocopy swallow study service. There will be opportunities to participate in quality improvement projects, audit and teaching.

The Children’s ENT Service is a leading and growing department with a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary team working. The service is tertiary in nature, supporting children from a wide geographical area.

The post-holder will benefit from strong professional and clinical supervision, an established CPD programme and a friendly supportive team of SLT and ENT colleagues.

For more information please contact Lizzie Nash, Clinical Specialist/ Team Lead Speech and Language Therapist on 020718871188 x 58117 Monday-Wednesday or .

Closing Date: 19 March 2019 at Midnight

Interview Date: 27 March 2019



Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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