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Clinical Lead Specialist - Speech and Language Therapy

Job Reference: 824-HERTS-4023

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Speech and Language Therapy
Hemel Hempstead
£46,368 to £52,581 PA inc HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Did you know Central London Community Heath NHS Trust will become responsible for delivering West Hertfordshire Community adult services from October 2019?

It is an exciting time to join the new team in West Herts and we are seeking enthusiastic and skilled colleagues to join us as we build on existing models of care and introduce new ways of working. Our transformation plans over the next 12 months will include further integration with primary care, planned and unplanned care models and a greater emphasis on population health. We are expanding the existing workforce by recruiting to the current service portfolio and to the new teams.

Would you like to be at the forefront of delivering new models of care through transformation that meets the needs of the population?

Would you like to work with a Senior Management Team who will support and develop you?

If you can answer yes to any of the above then we may just have the job for you!

We are looking for someone who is highly experienced podiatrist who is passionate about delivering high quality and efficient adult community services, giving the best care to our patients. The post holder will lead our Speech and Language Therapy service across West Hertfordshire. We are keen to enhance the existing models of delivery and ensure that our services deliver integrated care with partners across primary, acute and mental health services.

You will need to demonstrate effective leadership skills alongside excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to teach and inspire colleagues through active demonstration of clinical practice and leadership.

You can look forward to an award-winning training and development, excellent benefits including assistance with transport, child care, parking and comprehensive pension and health care schemes

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community including: disabled people, those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

If you are ready to join our team then we are waiting to receive your application!

This is a full time position of 37.5 hours a week.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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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