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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) – Adults with acquired communication and swallowing disorders

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Acute Speech & Language Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£23,023 - £36,644 per annum
05/08/2018 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly motivated specialist clinician to work as part of the Acute SLT team at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The post holder will work with in-patients across a number of acute wards and also have opportunity to be involved with the videofluoroscopy, FEES and tracheostomy services.

You will join a supportive and motivated team and will have access to a number of specialists, including: Voice, Head and Neck Cancer, Critical Care and Stroke. The NNUH SLT team is enthusiastic and innovative and committed to evidence based practice. Regular team meetings, support and supervision ensure a high quality of service is provided

We would welcome applications from less experienced applicants who are dysphagia trained.  This would be offered as a development post (B5) with Band 6 being awarded subject to a competencies framework

As post holder you will :

-  provide specialist Speech and Language Therapy assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment for adults with communication, and swallowing disorders in the Acute Care Team.

 - provide specialist education, training and advice to patients, carers, SLT colleagues, other health care professionals, students, and voluntary organisations.

- work as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure inter-professional patient care for patients with communication and swallowing disorders

Hours of work : Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Opening Date for Applications: 11h July 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 5th August 2018

Interview date : Thursday 16th August 2018

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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

Stephanie Cooper - Deputy SLT Service Manager

tel : 01603 287117

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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578