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Speech and Language Therapist

Band 5

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Speech and Language Therapist Band 5
Band 5
Fixed term
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Mainstream Team Level 5
£24,214 to £30,112 Per annum. Plus HCAS
31/03/2020 23:59
Interview date

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Mainstream Schools in Islington
Additional Needs and Disability Service

9 months fixed term

We have an opportunity for a newly qualified therapist/qualified band 5 therapist  to join our well established service in Islington. Working within this team you will provide a service for children with a range of spoken language and communication difficulties in up to 5 mainstream schools with on site supervision and support. Therapists in their first year of working will be allocated additional time for both clinical and non clinical administrative duties.  Our service  model will provide you with opportunities to develop your skills  in delivering a range of interventions in either primary or secondary schools according to your interest as well as providing a universal service to schools.   

The Speech and Language Therapy Service in Islington sits within a multi-disciplinary service for children with additional needs and disabilities and you will be working alongside both Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists.

We offer:
• a team of friendly, supportive colleagues
• a base with opportunities for frequent contact with other speech and language therapists
• a well developed support, supervision and appraisal structure
• extensive opportunities for continuing professional development
• a full programme of induction
• season ticket loan scheme

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information on the post please contact Sally-Anne Fraser, Clinical Lead on 020 7527 2557.

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241