* Internal applicants only*
We are looking for an enthusiastic, autonomous and highly motivated Speech and Language Therapist to join the Speech and Language Therapy Inpatient service at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, part of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
Based in picturesque Shropshire, minutes from the M54 you will be based at The Princess Royal Hospital (with an expectation of cross site working to support caseload management and service delivery) , working as a senior member within a team of Speech and Language Therapists, offering an inpatient service.
Experience of working with adults with acquired disorders of communication and swallowing is essential. Dysphagia training is pivotal due to the volume of dysphagia that you will be assessing and managing independently.
Weekly videofluoroscopy clinics are held at both hospital sites, as well as the development of a FEES service. Clinical input is also provided to critical care on both sites. Experience with critical care and tracheostomy is desired.
As a team we are able to provide excellent line management and peer support, working closely together, with regular team meetings, clinical supervision and opportunities for continuing professional development. We have close links with our wider SLT team across the county, as well as our Dietetic team to provide cohesive patient care.
The Therapy department are working towards being at the forefront of innovation in leading the way by undertaking development and service evaluation utilising the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) methodology in Lean practices as the Trust is one of only 5 Trusts in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle, USA.