Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Location
Brighton
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Ref
150-KW2049-CWS
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Grade - NHS AfC: Band 6

SPECIALIST PAEDIATRIC SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Band: 6
Hours 15 (0.2 wte)
Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Permanent

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for an SLT to develop their specialist skills as part of the Brighton and Hove SLT team. We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with proven experience of working with pre-school and school aged children with complex needs.

The post is 0.2 wte covering the following areas:

Downs View Special School

Downs View Special schools cater for children with a wide range of severe speech, language and communication needs associated with a range of complex conditions including Autistic Spectrum Condition and severe and profound multiple learning disabilities. A knowledge of developing Augmentative and Alternative communication systems and managing children who have difficulty with eating and drinking would be desirable.

You will have experience of interdisciplinary team working, the delivery of training, participation in student placements and involvement in clinical governance activities. You will be an enthusiastic and creative therapist, who will be able to work flexibly and as part of a team.

We would welcome informal discussion regarding this post, please contact: Nicky Featherstone Clinical Lead Complex Needs and AAC (n.featherstone@nhs.net, 01273 265765).

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.