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The Hounslow Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) Service is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative Band 6 Specialist SLT to join our Preschool Special Needs Team.

We provide high quality therapy for children via assessment, diagnosis, management and training. We work in a multidisciplinary team with allied health professionals including paediatricians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, education settings and families.

We Are a Friendly And Experienced Team That Offer
• Opportunities to develop a clinical specialism
• CPD opportunities
• A professional development infrastructure including Champion Roles (e.g. Bilingualism, DLD, Speech), regular whole team meetings including an in-house continuing professional development training plan.
• A comprehensive supervision and appraisal structure
• A team of highly skilled, supportive colleagues
• Flexible working hour

Interviews to be held on 03 July 2024.

To be accountable for the development, delivery and quality of services for... children with speech, language and communication needs by ensuring that the service is effective, well co-ordinated and responsive to changing needs.

To be responsible for providing specialist knowledge/training/advice in specialist field providing second opinions, clinical supervision and working with students, volunteers and assistants.

To deliver specialist training to the therapy team as well as to a range of professionals as appropriate.

To ensure effective joint working practice between own service, other speech and language therapists and other relevant professionals in the fields of health, education, the voluntary sector, social services.

To maintain an up-to-date, advanced level of theoretical knowledge and therapeutic evidence-based practice through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities, reading, clinical excellence networks (CENs) and external training courses.

Community healthcare is unlike any other part of the NHS. It’s personalised care that helps people to retain their independence. It’s the NHS at its best and the difference you make is truly tangible.

Our colleagues often describe us as a family, and we know how important that sense of belonging and support is when you start a new job. Our preceptorship programme is second to none hence the award and logo. It’s simple - happy, engaged staff provide better services. In 2018, we were named ‘Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction’ by the Nursing Times. The same year, we won the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards. In the latest NHS Staff Survey results 2020, we had the best response rate amongst community trusts nationally.

We are the top community trust in the country on the theme Quality of care for the third year. We had the highest percentage of staff who felt they are able to deliver the care they aspire to and are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients or service users.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Katharine Long Job title: Speech and Language Therapy Team Lead - Preschool Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 07552254755
Hounslow United Kingdom


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