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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Speech & Language Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed term -1 year
Full-time 37.5 hours per week
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Wembley Centre for Health and Care
£30,549 to £40,105 per annum inclusive
27/02/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

We are looking to recruit a motivated speech and language therapist to join the Mainstream Schools Team. The SLT team works collaboratively in schools providing a high quality service to children with a range of special educational needs.

Your role would include:

  • The assessment and therapy into allocated schools for children with a range of speech, language and communication needs including: language, speech, social communication, selective mutism.
  • Working directly with children in groups and individually, as well as offering advice and strategies to school staff and parents.
  • Liaising with parents and other professionals
  • Providing training for your allocated schools

We can offer:

  • A team base with other SLTs and multi-disciplinary colleagues
  • Regular support meetings with team senior colleagues
  • Access to clinical specialists for second opinions/support
  • Admin support
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development through a range of learning experiences including opportunities to shadow colleagues, and membership of a SIG
  • Regular Team Meetings
  • Involvement in a range of innovative projects and training packages

This post would be suitable for somebody with some experience wishing develop their skills in working with children in Mainstream Schools.


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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

Either Namrata Shah- Highly Specialist Speech Language Therapist or Anneka Wilson - Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist on 020 8795 6198 or 020 8438 7363

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 869 3384