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Speech and Language Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
Grade
Band 5
Contract
1 year Fixed term
Hours
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
220-CYP-1757019
Employer
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Netley Campus
Town
London
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum. Plus HCA
Closing
Today at 23:59

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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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

 


 

 Speech and Language Therapist

Band 5

37.5 hours weekly 

1 year Fixed term contract

This exciting opportunity has arisen within our mainstream primary schools service based at Netley Campus, Camden  (near Euston/Warren street stations)

Camden Language and Communication Service is a unique jointly commissioned team of speech and language therapists and specialist language and communication teachers. All Camden primary schools have access to this team who provide support at universal, targeted and specialist levels. Speech and language therapists are sited with their educational colleagues to enable continuity and coordinated support.

CLCS are looking for keen therapists interested in working in education. These post holders will autonomously manage a small caseload of schools, providing assessment, and direct and indirect therapy as well as training to teachers, teaching assistants and parents. You will be working with children who have a wide range of SLCN, many of whom have an EHCP.

If you have the interest and some experience of working with children in educational mainstream settings, this will offer you invaluable professional development opportunities. Interest, enthusiasm, confidence and flexibility will be essential and in return we can offer support and supervision, service management, and professional development.

Camden is a central London borough that has a culturally and socially diverse population, including vulnerable populations that require additional support and understanding. It is a vibrant place to work, with access to great amenities, transport links and links with the Speech and Language Therapy Departments at City University and University College London.

 We offer:

  • A team of highly skilled, friendly, and supportive colleagues
  • A well-developed support, supervision and appraisal structure, in a service with strong professional leadership
  • 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

Sukdeep Reehal / Laura Mclean (Clinical Coordinators for Camden Language and Communication Service) on 020 3772 0390 or by email to sukdeep.reehal@nhs.net / laura.mclean@nhs.net