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Paediatric Dysphagia Speech & Language Therapist

Posted 28 December 2023 by NHS Professionals
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Salary icon £21.80 - £25.60 per hour
Location icon Coventry , West Midlands

Job Title: Paediatric Dysphagia Speech & Language Therapist

Grade: Band 6 or Band 7

Trust: Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Location: Wayside House, Wilson’s Lane, Coventry CV6 6NY

Ward/Dept: Children’s SLT

Hours: 3 days a week across Monday to Friday

Pay rate: £21.80 - £25.60

Length: December 2023 to cover maternity leave

Coventry & Warwickshire are currently looking for vibrant, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual to join their Childrens Speech & Language Therapy team. We are seeking highly motivated and committed speech & language therapist with excellent attention to detail and strong communication.

The post holder will be dysphagia trained and have experience in working with children, young people, and their families with eating, drinking and swallowing needs.

Sessions will be carried out in clinic, family homes, schools or nurseries based on clinical need. This is a face-to-face role (no remote) and admin/writing up notes can be done from home or via use of the office.

The successful applicant will be part of a highly supportive team of 40 therapists and therapy assistants and will work alongside OTs and PTs as part of the children’s therapy team.

We have 5 dysphagia trained SLTs.

Main Duties of the Job:

  • To assess, treat and manage own caseload of children and young people with dysphagia.
  • To advise and provide clinical support to other speech and language therapists.
  • To supervise the work of assistants, students, and other less experienced therapists.

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Have an SLT degree
  • Be paediatric dysphagia competent
  • Be RCSLT registered
  • Be HCPC registered
  • Have SLT clinical experience of working with children with dysphagia and a variety of clinical needs
  • Be able to travel independently across the city on a regular basis

In addition to experience, all Qualified roles will be required to provide evidence of:

  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Registration with the relevant Registration Body if applicable

About the Trust:

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of physical, mental health and learning disability services to children and adults across Coventry, Warwickshire, and Solihull.

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.

Who are NHS Professionals?

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Why NHS Professionals?

We value your skills, dedication, and commitment in supporting your local Trust and the NHS. We believe together we continue to deliver world-class healthcare service to our patients.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days - Call us anytime
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Reference: 51441743

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