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Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: J62-SIR571

Sirona care and health CIC
Speech and language therapy
Downend, Bristol
£23,420 to £28,591
Suitable for newly qualified

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

We are looking for a vibrant and motivated Band 19 Speech and Language Therapist, with a Community Rehabilitation ethos to join our small but very supportive Speech and Language Therapy team in South Gloucestershire, just outside of Bristol. The role is based at Downend Clinic but requires visiting people in their homes or nursing homes. It also occasionally covers our two inpatient units in Thornbury and Yate.

The successful candidate would work in the multi disciplinary community team providing assessment and management of communication and swallowing difficulties in a mixed caseload, predominantly progressive neurological conditions and stroke but also dementia and general medical conditions.

They will have a real passion for their work, with excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work closely with colleagues and carers to give an evidence-based service and help to improve service users’ quality of life and work towards therapy goals.

We provide excellent clinical supervision and have access to expertise and support from other Speech therapy and MDT colleagues as well as links to other local SLT services.

Please contact us to discuss the role further:

Emma Richards- Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist


For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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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