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Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Speech and Language
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
362-A-20-2420008-A
Site
Stepping Hill Hospital
Town
Stockport
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Closing
20/07/2020 23:59
Interview date
29/07/2020

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values ‘Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.

Coaching Academy 

Our coaching academy is a vehicle for developing a coaching culture throughout the Trust to help develop, engage, motivate and care for our staff to deliver better patient care. It will support us to consistently have a “culture of caring” which both our staff and patients will experience.

Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment

As well as recognising previous NHS service, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. If you are currently employed by Greater Manchester Local Authority, Combined Authority, GMFRS, TfGM as well as other public service organisations, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust will recognise your previous service for sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption entitlement and also for annual leave purposes (providing there has been no break in service).  If you currently work for one of the above organisations and successfully apply for a post with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, please ensure the Recruitment team are aware so that this service is reflected in your contract of employment.

Our Values:

Quality and Safety

We deliver safe, high quality and compassionate care.

We ensure a clean and safe environment for better care

Communication

We treat our patients, their families and our staff with dignity and respect.

We communicate with everyone in a clear and open way.

Service

We provide effective, efficient and innovative care.

We work in partnership with others, to deliver improved care, in the right place at the right time. 


 

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist (Band 6), 37.5 hours a week

 Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Speech & Language Therapist to join their integrated multi-disciplinary therapy team. You will work with a mixed out-patient caseload with a range of acquired communication and swallowing difficulties, carrying out both out-patients clinics and domiciliary visits. This includes a head and neck cancer caseload.

Post-graduate training and experience in dysphagia is essential. You will assist in the management of the outpatient caseload, ensuring service delivery standards are met. You will also be required to support junior speech & language therapists and a speech & language therapy assistant.

Whilst working as part of a supportive multidisciplinary team you will also have access to regular clinical supervision with a Speech & Language Therapist; weekly team meetings and regular Speech & Language Therapy training/CPD sessions to ensure you are well supported in the role.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

• If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

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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

Claire Colbourn on 0161 419 5270