Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
London
12d ago

We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist to join our multidisciplinary Community Neuro Rehab Service.

You will be able to enhance your clinical skills as well as further develop your managerial skills in a friendly and supportive team.

The post is within our Neuro Conditions Team, based at Pulross Centre in Brixton, covering the borough of Lambeth. We are a well established service consisting of Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehab Assistants.

This team is part of the wider Community Neuro Rehab Service in Lambeth and Southwark, and offers short term multidisciplinary neuro rehabilitation to patients living with a long term neurological condition, such as Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, MND, dementia etc.

Intervention is goal oriented and we use a self-management approach encouraging patients to participate actively in their rehab.

Across the Community Neuro Rehab Service as a whole, there are a number of Band 7 SALTs who meet regularly for peer support.

There are also working parties of band 7s from all disciplines working on various aspects of service development such as audit, patient experience etc.

We are looking for someone who :

  • is able to demonstrate specialist neurological expertise in assessment and evidenced based treatment approaches.
  • has highly developed dysphagia skills
  • can demonstrate strong collaborative working skills
  • can show evidence of working on service development initiatives.
  • can demonstrate leadership skills, including ability to supervise and support junior staff.
  • has a positive and flexible approach.
  • We can offer you :

  • a rewarding opportunity to build upon your prior experience and enhance your skills as a Speech and Language Therapist working with patients with neurological conditions.
  • an opportunity to demonstrate and consolidate your leadership skills.
  • the chance to be involved in service developments and initiatives.
  • supervision and support from your line manager (also a Speech and Language Therapist), as well as a peer support group.
  • a yearly appraisal and development plan
  • close MDT and partnership working in a friendly and supportive team.
  • Closing date : 22nd July 2018 at midnight

    Interviews are likely to be held on Tuesday 31st July 2018

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