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Highly Specialist Speech & Language Therapist (Learning Disabilities) Full Time

at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Derby in Derby (Published at 03-05-2021)

Derbyshire Healthcare Speech and Language Therapy team has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative Speech and Language Therapist, with dysphagia experience, to provide maternity cover for 12 months, working with adults with learning disabilities across community settings.

Our Speech and Language Therapy team focusses on person-centred care, and aims to deliver excellent care to our service users, their families and carers, using interventions that are evidenced-based and outcome-measured.

Working across Derby and South Derbyshire, and predominantly holding a clinical caseload in dysphagia, the post holder will work across the community in various settings, delivering highly specialist assessment and intervention, working closely with service users and their carers and other professionals in Health and Social Care.

Alongside dysphagia, the post holder will be required to manage referrals relating to communication on a needs basis.

As a team, we are committed to continuing professional development and the post holder will have the opportunity to undertake development opportunities whilst with us.

See organisation structure for details of the team.

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of ?making a positive difference in people's lives?.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD? overall, commenting on how our colleagues ?treated patients with compassion and kindness? and ?felt positive and proud about working for the trust.?

Benefits include:

  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible

  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years? service

  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training

  • Generous NHS pension scheme

  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits

  • Health service discounts and online benefits

  • Incremental pay progression

  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7

  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network

  • Health and wellbeing opportunities

  • Structured learning and development opportunities

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