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Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist, Complex Needs Over 5's

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Part time: 22.5 hours per week / 0.6wte
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Tynemouth Road, London
Tynemouth Road Health Centre
£45,753 to £51,668 Per Annum Plus Hcas
22/08/2020 23:59

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Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist, School aged Complex Needs Band 8A, 0.6wte

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed Speech and Language Therapist to join our Children’s Therapy Service and clinically lead the Special School speech and language therapy team. You will work alongside the Operational Lead for the team to develop a team of therapists working in a wide range of settings with children aged 5-19 years who have additional needs and disability.

Clinically, you should have considerable experience in managing children 5-19 with a range of speech, language and communication needs including those with complex needs and disability. Your skills should be in the areas of AAC and dysphagia. You should also have experience in the supervision of staff and service development.

In exchange we offer excellent line management, support and supervision, training and development opportunities and the chance to be a part of the supportive Haringey Children’s Therapy Service.




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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

Liz Alsford/Cheryl Yeates
Job title
Head of Haringey Therapy and Specialist Nursing
Email address
Telephone number
020 3224 4399

If you have problems applying, contact

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