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Bank Level 5 Speech and Language Therapist

Job Reference: 820-1009860-BANK-A

Employer:
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Bank
Location:
Various, Birmingham
Salary:
£14.91 per hour (inc.holiday pay) + enhancements

As a result of anticipated significant investment into the Children’s Community SLT Service Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation (BCHC) are looking to recruit dynamic Bank Level 5 Speech and Language Therapists to join our friendly community team for flexible working via the BCHC Trust Bank, our temporary staffing department. We are working closely with commissioners to re-design the service to develop an integrated partnership model with schools, Early Years and families with an initial focus on reducing waiting lists.

You need to have strong clinical and caseload management skills and be able to work across client groups over the city of Birmingham in various locations including family homes. In addition, you will have experience of successful working with a range of clients, their families and others in an enabling model in order for the child to achieve functional outcomes as an NQP or autonomous therapist.

There are opportunities for sessions in special schools and community clinics which includes visits to mainstream educational settings. We are also interested in applicants with a qualification in dysphagia .

This role offers a chance to join a large and forward thinking Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service (SLT), working as part of Inclusion Services within the Children and Families Division of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust.

The Service delivers clinical excellence through evidence based packages of care and use of a clinical profiling tool and service thresholds to deliver an equitable citywide service to the children referred.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with a strong emphasis on CPD through access to specialist clinical support, sharing good practice and effective team working.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust delivers a range of healthcare services across a number of sites and specialties and the Trust Bank provides temporary cover to cover shortfalls in staffing and to support the delivery of the service.

Whether you are looking for regular extra work or occasional shifts to suit your lifestyle and other commitments, then don’t miss this opportunity to come and be part of our team. We can offer challenging and exciting opportunities, whilst developing skills, knowledge and personal attributes.

The main delay in a recruitment process is often is confirmation of Employment History or References. We would like to make you aware that if you are successful, the Trust requires contact details for referees who can confirm your employment and/or education for the last 2 years.

For further details contact: Senior Clinical Manager Lesley-Anne Longthorn on 0121 466 7446

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  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.




Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.


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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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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