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SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Posted 1 week ago by NHS Fife Featured Ended
FIFE HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
VICTORIA HOSPITAL
SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST
REF NO: FW471/09/17AA
SALARY: £26,830 - £35,933
BAND 6 - HOURS: 37.5

Fife Speech and Language Therapy Service has an opportunity for 1.0 WTE Band 6 therapist to join the acute team based at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy. Alongside senior colleagues the postholder will be involved in delivering the service to inpatients across the site including admissions unit, acute stroke unit, general medical wards and hospice according to service need. In addition the remit of the post will include outpatients referred mainly by ENT.

The post requires experience of managing a caseload of adults with acquired communication and swallowing difficulties, along with interest and experience of managing voice patients. A relevant postgraduate qualification and autonomy in the management of dysphagia is essential to this post.

The adult acquired SLT team is part of the wider Fife SLT Service which is fully integrated and professionally led. There is a well established PDP and peer support process with opportunities for clinical and professional development. Clinical decision making in the service is supported by care aims so an understanding of this methodology would be an advantage.

For informal enquiries please contact Ailie Mackay o.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 10TH OCTOBER 2017

Reference: 33399811

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