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Children's Specialist Universal Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 262-A-19-58834

Employer:
Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
40610 Specialist Child North
Location:
Carlisle, Cumbria
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata

Please be advised that on the 1st October 2019 Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUH) are set to merge to form North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC). Joining forces will be historic step in the journey to truly join up health and care services for a happier, healthier population in Cumbria. As a result of the two organisations working closely together with our partners we are already being regarded nationally as a leading edge integrated care system.


An exciting opportunity has become available within the Children’s Speech and Language Team based at Springboard Child Development Centre, Carlisle.

We are looking for a highly skilled Childrens Speech and Language Therapist to join our friendly multidisciplinary team, working closely alongside Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy colleagues.

We invite applications from individuals who demonstrate a passion for service improvement, development of self and others, and have the ability to lead with enthusiasm and energy.

The successful applicant will be a key player in working alongside your specialist colleagues around the county, working collaboratively with partner agencies to develop effective and responsive services to children and their families.

If successful, you will be required to travel independently, as the role includes visiting children in clinics, at home and in the school or nursery setting, as well as to NHS bases around Cumbria to attend meetings and training or development.

The post involves assessing and providing advice and intervention for children and young people aged 0-19 years with a variety of developmental conditions.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability




Important Information

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If you have been unsuccessful following shortlisting, you can check the status of your application by clicking on "My Applications" and reviewing the status. Due to the volumes of applications we receive we will not automatically issue feedback if you have been unsuccessful.

Your personal information is important to us; attached is our notice on why we need to hold certain information about you, how we process it and your rights to have it updated.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Borders and Immigration (UKBA) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.


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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