Team Lead Speech and Language Therapist – Short Stay

Band 7

Main area
Speech Therapy
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-1083157-C
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill - Kings College
Town
Denmark Hill
Salary
£38,035 - £48,256 pa inc hca
Closing
24/01/2018 23:59

Team Lead Speech and Language Therapist – Short Stay Medicine, Denmark Hill Site

Band 7, 1.0 wte (37.5 hours per week)

Permanent

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a large and busy teaching hospital across multiple sites, with a unique profile of strong local services and a focused set of specialist services. Based within the Therapies team, the Speech & Language Therapy department has over 40 staff providing inpatient and outpatient services across a wide and diverse range of specialities on our 3 main sites of Denmark Hill, Princess Royal University Hospital and Orpington Hospital.

As a result of an exciting new investment into short stay care, we are recruiting a band 7 Speech & Language Therapist to develop our services in A&E, the Clinical Decision Unit, a new Frailty unit and the Acute Medical Unit on our Denmark Hill site. The successful applicant will contribute to rapid and effective MDT decision-making of admissions and discharges. This will include close working with community colleagues. The post-holder will participate in the Acute SLT team 7-day rota.

The Acute Speech and Language Therapy team works closely with SLTs on all King’s sites and the wider multidisciplinary teams, with whom they are co-located. Led by the Head of Speech & Language Therapy and Band 8A/B Clinical Leads, the service offers an established supervision system, including action learning groups, plus a range of opportunities for learning and participation in both self and service development.

 

Closing Date: 2 weeks from placement of advert

Interview Date: Thursday 01/02/2018, A.M. (Please note that all our interviews are in person, we are unable to offer Skype interviews)


For further information please contact Deirdre Rainbow, Head of Speech & Language Therapy (drainbow@nhs.net, 0203 299 3069) or Lynne Clark, Acute SLT Clinical Lead (lynne.clark1@nhs.net, 020 3299 8221)

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Deirdre Rainbow, Head of Speech & Language Therapy drainbow@nhs.net 0203 299 3069