Children's Speech & Language Therapist - Buy in service team lead
37.5 hours per week (Full time or Part time hours available)
Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.
Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.
Priority consideration will be given to Bromley Healthcare staff formally identified as being at risk.
Exciting new role: Team Lead for Buy in service, Highly specialist Speech & Language Therapist, Band 7
Salary £37,570 - £43,772 + HCAS £4743
We will consider Full & Part time applications for this opportunity.
Bromley Healthcare are investing in our Children’s Speech and Language Therapy service with opportunities across the board covering a school buy in service and our core health activities.
We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, flexible and highly motivated band 7 Speech and Language Therapist with a range of specialist skills to join our friendly and supportive team on a permanent all year basis to lead our buy in service for schools. You will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic with an ability to work independently but also work well within a team.
We are looking to recruit a Specialist SLT who is experienced in working with children in mainstream schools, specialist provisions and special schools and in leading a team . Training in ADOS is desirable.
You will work with our buy in schools with a mixed paediatric caseload who have a range of speech, language and communication needs. You will be responsible for the management, assessment and treatment of the children on these caseloads by the schools buy in team. You will use your clinical expertise to provide supervision and training to the wider organisation including other health professionals and agencies.
You will work with the SLT service lead and business and finance teams to arrange, organise and manage contracts with schools. This will require excellent communication and organisational skills. You will be responsible for timetabling of staff to schools and covering sickness and annual leave by working across all schools as required.
Successful band 7 applicants will provide leadership and operational management to the SLT team and will have developed skills in a specialist area.
We have an excellent system of appraisal, clinical supervision and training for all staff. You will be part of a dynamic, committed team of staff delivering high quality services to the population of Bromley. We believe in innovation and encourage staff to work in new and effective ways. Bromley Healthcare is an established social enterprise. As a shareholder you would have greater involvement and an opportunity to influence key decisions.
Please see attached job descriptions and person specifications for further details. Possession of a valid UK driving licence and use of a car for work is desirable.
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Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.
Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme.
Bromley Healthcare is fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, in a work environment where all colleagues feel supported, nurtured and celebrated. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. At Bromley Healthcare, diversity and inclusion is one of the key strands of our People Strategy, and we are fully committed to promoting diversity in all we do to make real and lasting change.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion /belief, sexual orientation or age. We are especially keen to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation across Bromley Healthcare, especially at senior levels.
We look forward to welcoming you to a rewarding career with Bromley Healthcare.
All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period
Bromley Healthcare CIC is an NHS community provider and part of the NHS family.
But we are a little different; we like to think that we stand out from typical NHS organisations as Bromley Healthcare CIC is actually a co-owned social enterprise, co-owned by its employees. This means that our staff remain on NHS Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions and are members of the NHS pension scheme (providing you are eligible), if not we can offer the Nest or Scottish Widows pension schemes.
- Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form.
- As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
- When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
- All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.
- The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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