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Bank Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 074-B4865

Employer:
CSH Surrey
Department:
NWS
Location:
Woking Hospital
Salary:
£30,401 - £37,267 + 5% HCA per annum, pro rata

CSH Surrey is Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children’s community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.

In June 2017 our services received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with ‘Outstanding’ for how caring our teams are.

We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.

If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!


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We have a great opportunity for a Band 6 Speech & Language Therapist to join our community service. The team is based in Woking Community Hospital and works across the North West Surrey area treating adults with acquired neurological conditions such as stroke, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Patients are seen in a variety of locations including out-patient clinics, wards and domiciliary settings.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with the required clinical knowledge and skills to work independently with patients, many of whom have complex communication and swallowing difficulties. Interest in service development projects and the provision of support to more junior colleagues is required and a minimum of 18 months experience with adults with acquired neurological disorders is essential. Experience of community working is preferred.

The service has excellent working relationships with local acute and community services and is strongly committed to delivering high quality care. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent clinical knowledge and will have access to a range of continuing professional development activities in line with agreed personal and team objectives.

As this is a community service that covers a large geographical area, being a driver is essential.

If you would like to discuss this post or arrange an informal visit please contact Nancy Coe, Speech and Language Therapy Team Lead on 01483 846 437 or email nancy.coe@nhs.net




Please note this post may close earlier than the closing date if sufficient applications are received; therefore please submit your application for consideration as soon as possible.

Our preferred method of contact is by email, please check emails regularly after closing date.

Golden Hello for substantive roles applicable too:

  • Qualified Nurses

  • Paediatric Occupational Therapists

Adverts placed after 06/03/2017

  • Paediatric Physio & Speech & Language Therapists

  • Health Visitors & School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge

Adverts placed after 01/10/2018

  • *Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough

GH is not applicable for Band 7 or Band 8 posts. Or bank posts.

Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in 2 instalments - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI in the usual way. Please see Golden Hello guidelines for Terms and Conditions.

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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.


UK Registration

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



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