Speech and Language Therapist

  • NHS Professionals
  • Cheshire, UK
  • 02 Jul, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Speech and Language Therapist

Grade: Band 6

Department: Community Neurorehabilitation Service

Location: Beckwith House, Wellington Road, Stockport, SK7 2DZ

Trust: Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Shift Pattern: 34.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Pay rate: £21.79

Are you a passionate and dedicated Speech and Language Therapist looking to make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals with communication challenges? Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are currently seeking experienced Speech and Language Therapists to provide a high quality, responsive service for patients in the community.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital care for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services across Stockport.

The Trust provides a wide range of services emergency, surgical and medical services and community health services to a population of 300,000 people in Stockport as well a range of community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport. The Trusts' cancer services have also been recently rated among the best in the country.

By joining NHS Professionals and working on the bank at Stockport FT, you can instantly help the Trust to continue to improve the life chances and wellness of the diverse communities across Stockport.

Main duties of the job

  • Manage a varied caseload of patients including stroke, neurological conditions, dementia and other acquired communication/swallowing disorders.
  • assess, diagnose, plan and deliver treatment programmes to patients in their care, using evidence-based treatments
  • will promote independence, function and integration within the community using a multi-disciplinary approach
  • be responsible for own caseload in the clinical setting, including patients with complex needs, working without direct supervision

To be successful in applying for this role you will need:

  • Degree or equivalent in Speech and Language Therapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Post graduate dysphagia training
  • Experience working in a community setting
  • Previous experience within stroke and neurology assessment/rehabilitation
  • Valid UK Drivers licence and access to a vehicle

About us

Here at NHS Professionals, we run England's largest NHS staff bank and are experts at putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, more flexible shifts, and a healthier work-life balance across our partnered Trusts.

Career Progression access to Learning & Development opportunities, so that you can take on new roles and challenges.

Work-life Balance flexible shifts, committed shifts, wellbeing resources and build paid annual leave

Opportunity & Access over 50 partner NHS Trusts to give you the flexibility of choice to work how and where you want

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration.

Employer details

Employer name

NHS Professionals Limited