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Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 385-ED-0026-WC-A

Weston Area NHS Trust
Speech & Language Therapy
Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare
£23,023 - £29,608 pa pro rata

We are based in Weston Super Mare and cover the North Somerset area.

The SLT Team is fully integrated into Specialist Community Children's services and we enjoy same site working with our Community Paediatric, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and CAMHs colleagues. We also have great multi agency links with our other health, social care and education partners.

You will be working in a small SLT Team and you will enjoy a mentor and supervisor as well as all the CPD opportunities available to our Team. The caseload is varied,mainstream school age children and also the opportunity to work with children who have complex needs, working in a special school alongside band 6 and 7 colleagues.

The most important things we are looking for is a desire to learn, to be enthusiastic and to have an interest in school age children and possibly a small number of children with learning difficulties who are preschool age.

If you are interested we encourage phone calls to discuss or you are welcome to look around prior to applications.

This Fixed Term post has the possibility to extend beyond 31st August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Contact us at Drove Road 01934 881306 and ask for a senior member of the SLT Team

Weston super Mare has grown to become one of the country's most popular seaside destinations, with a fabulous sandy beach, donkey rides and candy floss. The beach is complemented by lively bars, popular restaurants and of course, the famous pier, which was severely damaged by fire in July 2008 and re-opened to great acclaim in 2010.

Weston also has a number of new housing developments, an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ college with a number of sites including a University Campus. Weston truly has a family friendly culture making it a wonderful place to live and work.

The large, diverse cities of Bristol and Bath are only a short journey by car or train, and our convenient location just off Junction 21 of the M5 means the rest of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall are virtually on the doorstep.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received sufficient numbers of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Weston Area Health Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff must be aware of, and follow Weston Area Health Trust guidance and policies on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable adults and it is your duty to report any concerns you may have through your line manager and the Trust’s designated Safeguarding Lead.

Please note we will contact you via email to advise you if you have been shortlisted for this vacancy, therefore it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account and view 'My Applications'. Please be aware that some emails have been known to end up in 'JUNK MAIL/SPAM BOX' so please be sure to check this folder as well as your INBOX so you don't miss any important communication regarding your application.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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