Speech and Language Team Lead-Community Paediatrics
NHS Grampian
4d ago

This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist Team Lead to join a well-established and enthusiastic Team of SLTs and Clinical Support Workers based in the South area of Glasgow.

Our service is committed to providing compassionate and quality care to the children / young people of Glasgow who have Speech, Language and Communication needs.

The successful candidate will provide leadership to a team of SLTs and CSWs within the South locality, managing caseload allocation and managerial processes, provide day to day supervision and support for team members and be the first point of contact for colleagues.

The Team lead will also support the SLT Manager in the leadership of the team, service planning and development and promote a positive supportive team ethos .

The post holder will also assess, diagnose and provide speech and language therapy intervention to children up to 18 years old from a designated caseload from admission to discharge.

The service also has a focus on universal and targeted work and the successful candidate will contribute to this as part of their job plan.

SLTs work in a variety of settings, e.g., clinics, mainstream schools and nurseries, Additional Support Needs Establishments and in the home environment.

All staff receive regular supervision, participate in team and base meetings and have opportunities to participate in our journal club, practice development networks, reflective practice groups etc .

You should hold an appropriate Ordinary / Honours degree in Speech and Language Pathology or equivalent diploma and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Wide clinical experience in working with children is an essential requirement and knowledge and experience of working within a staged intervention model would be required.

Evidence of leadership in practice is desirable.

This is a 30 hours a week permanent post with the shift pattern TBC.

Informal contact : Jackie Mullen, 0141 201

Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs.

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