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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed term
Part time: 30 hours per week (0.80)
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Hunter Street Health Centre/ Kentish Town Health Centre
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum Pro rata excl HCA
26/02/2020 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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Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist – Camden Early Years' Service and Down's Syndrome Service  

Camden Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service provides a multi-agency team approach to working with babies, children and young people who present with a range of speech, language and communication needs.  We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated Speech and Language Therapist to join this service, who is able to work sensitively with children and who is committed to family-centred practice. 


This is a 9 month Fixed Term post to cover maternity leave in the service.  The post holder will be based across two different teams: The Camden Early Years' Service, for three days per week, and the Pre- School Special Needs Service for one day per week.   Work in the Early Years' Service will involve the management with young children with speech, language and social communication needs in local health centres and the Special Needs Service will involve work with pre-school children with Down's Syndrome. 


The Downs Syndrome Pathway (DSP) pre-school team is located in Kentish Town and the post holder will be a link person to coordinate and deliver speech and language services for children within this service. The DSP is part of Camden MOSAIC, an integrated service for children with disabilities and their families. In both roles the post-holder will work with a range of professional including Health Visitors, Therapy Assistants, Family Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Paediatricians. 


There will be opportunities to deliver training packages and to supervise less experienced staff and to be involved in Quality Improvement projects across the teams.


We will offer you excellent training opportunities with a strong emphasis on individual performance appraisal and supervision. We are a friendly service who support flexible working hours and promote equal opportunities and access for all.


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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 0203 3172366 and/or Alison Montgomery 02033172238

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