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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/12/2019.

Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5500

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Speech and Language Therapy
SLT - Early Years, London
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

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.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen in Central London Community Healthcare, Speech and Language Therapy Service to join our Early Years team in delivering a service to the Boroughs of Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea providing comprehensive assessment and therapy packages for pre-school children with a range of speech, language and communication needs. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Band 5 therapists looking to broaden their clinical experience or Newly Qualified Therapists looking to join a highly skilled, dynamic supportive team.

What we can offer:

  • An opportunity to work with a varied caseload, including ASD, DevLangDis with support from our highly trained specialists.
  • 1:1 regular supervision.
  • Regular twilight training program to develop clinical skills.
  • Joint working and second opinions from clinical specialists within the service.
  • Work in innovative, motivated teams in a supportive, collaborative and progressive environment.
  • Working in Central London locations.
  • Support in working through newly qualified practitioner competencies if required.
  • Excellent further career opportunities.
  • Great transport connections to central and greater London.

What we are looking to recruit someone with:

  • excellent interpersonal skills, and is enthusiastic and dynamic
  • an awareness and sensitivity to the needs of clients from a range of ethnic and linguistic backgrounds
  • a commitment to continuing professional development
  • an ability to work flexibly and reflectively in an empathetic and positive manner
  • relevant post-graduate experience of working within paediatrics would be an advantage.

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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