Mid Level
Specialist Speech & Language Therapist - Stroke Service / Development
City Health Care Partnership CIC

Salary: £28,050 - £36,644 pa pr

Closing Date: Sunday, 10 March 2019

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City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) is an independent, co-owned “for better profit” and co-owned Community Interest Company responsible for providing local health and care services. Our vision is “To lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do.”

Our services help minimise the need for acute care in hospital through early interventions, community-based treatment and promotion of healthy lifestyles. We deliver over 80 diverse services in a community setting and employ approximately 2400 people.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality patient care and have a number of core values that support us in achieving this. These are service and excellence, equality and diversity, creativity and innovation and cooperation and partnership. We have created a culture where these values are embedded along with the nationally recognised seven Cs (care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment and candour) and strive to provide the best patient experience we can.

Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale

B6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist for Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service or Development opportunity band 5-6

Are you interested in developing your specialism in stroke as a Speech and Language Therapist within our dynamic multi disciplinary community stroke service.

Due to internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to work in the Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service ora development opportunity band 5 to 6.The team includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, nurses, speech and language therapists and associate practitioners and provides rehabilitation through a community based stroke unit, an early supported discharge service and a longer term community service.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist, with proven experience of working with patients following a stroke and acquired neurological disorders, to work alongside speech therapy colleagues to provide communication and dysphagia input to service users including group therapy. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in supervision of both assistant staff and band 5 speech and language therapists. You will also have support from the wider Hull and East Riding Speech and Language Therapy service with opportunities to continue to maintain skills working with clients with diagnoses other than stroke.

We are fully committed to staff development and a robust supervision and appraisal system is in place. The stroke service is actively involved in research having been a site for the Big Cactus research trial and currently working with Hull University and The Royal Philarmonic Orchestra as a continuation of the service’s successful Strokestra project.

Hull, the UK City of Culture for 2017 is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Close to the beautiful market town of Beverley, the East Yorkshire Coast, Yorkshire Wolds; and with easy road and rail access to the cities of Leeds, York, Manchester and Sheffield, Hull is a vibrant, friendly and affordable place to live and work.

For further information please contact Anna Ray, Professional Lead for Speech and Language therapy via annaray@nhs.net or Tel 01482 303669


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