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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
Band 6
Fixed Term till 1.12.19
37.5 pw
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£23,023 – £29,608 per annum
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This full time fixed term post has been created to provide cover for a secondment from the stroke team and a maternity leave from the general medicine team. The funding is initially available until the end of November 2019.

The post is based in the inpatient team at Southmead Hospital and will cover a variety of clinical caseloads including stroke, general medicine, dementia and acquired neurological disorders

The post holder will be part of the Acute Speech and Language Therapy Team at North Bristol Trust who seek to provide a quality innovative and evidenced based service.  We therefore actively encourage personal development of clinical, analytical and research skills. 

Applicants will need to have appropriate post qualification experience in working with adults who have communication and swallowing difficulties, related to stroke/acquired neurological disorders in inpatient settings.  Completion of an accredited post-basic dysphagia course or equivalent is essential.  Post-holders should have excellent communication skills and be a collaborative multi-disciplinary team player.  Registration with both HCPC and RCSLT is essential.



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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

For more information or to discuss this position please contact Catherine Sluman, Head of Speech and Language Therapy and Hearing Therapy on 0117 414 4012 or email