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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) in Head and Neck Cancer

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Speech and Language Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£31,365 - 37,890 per annum
16/08/2020 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 ENT/Head & Neck Cancer Services team at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH). This Macmillan adopted post is based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, a large state of the art teaching hospital. The post holder will work with in-patients and outpatients within the ENT/Head and Neck Cancer SLT team. They will also have opportunity to be involved with the voice prosthesis, videofluoroscopy and FEES services.

You will be joining a strong team of specialist ENT speech and language therapists, who are well established and with a fantastic reputation throughout the hospital. The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital forms part of the East of England Cancer Alliance and is the main Head and Neck Cancer site for Norfolk, Waveney and East Suffolk.    

As post holder, you duties will include:

  • To provide specialist Speech and Language Therapy assessment, differential diagnosis, and treatment for adults with communication, and swallowing disorders in the ENT/Head and Neck Cancer Team.
  • To provide specialist education, training and advice to patients, carers, SLT colleagues, other health care professionals, students, and voluntary organisations.
  • To work as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure inter-professional patient care for patients with communication and swallowing disorders.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: 25th August 2020

Open for applications: 28th July 2020

Close for applications: 16th August 2020

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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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Anna Osborne
Additional information

Anna Osborne - Macmillan Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Tel: 01603 287117