Allied Health Professionals - Speech and Language Therapist

  • Department Speech and Language Therapist
  • Salary £24,214 - £30,112 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/05/2019
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SLT-229
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week
  • Contact Mike Davies - Dietetics and Speech and Language Inpatient Team Coordinator
  • Email
  • Telephone 01952 641222, ext 4101

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 Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.  This post will be a rotational post, between 3 settings; the acute inpatient SLT teams at both of our main acute Hospitals (The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital) and the inpatient Stroke Team at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. 

Based in picturesque Shropshire, minutes from the M54 and close to Birmingham, you will initially be based at The Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), working within the acute inpatient SLT team.  Our team is small but very friendly and supportive.

Experience of working with adults with acquired disorders of communication and swallowing is desired but not essential.  Dysphagia training can be provided as needed.

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.

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 Trust's in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle, USA.

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