Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Community Services
Band 7
Fixed Term 6 Months
Pary Time 30 Hours per week
Job ref
CM Speech Adults & Elder
East Ham Care Centre, Shrewsbury Rd, Forest Gate, London
£36,223 to £46,314 pa inc. Pro Rota
27/05/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


CNS Band 7 Highly Specialist ADV SALT Fixed term

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to consolidate their skills in specialist community neuro rehabilitation. We are looking for a dynamic, professional and enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist to join our friendly & supportive team.

You will join a team of 3 SLTs working within CNS, and be expected to jointly lead the CNS SLT service with a B7 SLT colleague and the service manager.

You will be joining a well-established MDT which offers early supported discharge, community stroke and neuro rehab pathways.  We provide services in the London Borough of Newham in clients homes or appropriate community settings.

The Speech and language Therapy team is well supported both managerially and clinically; committed to evidence based practice, continuing professional development, regular supervision and individual performance review. You will be expected to participate in and contribute to regular in service training and team meetings. 

If you would like to talk to somebody about this vacancy then please contact Claudia Bull on 020 8586 6464. Or Paula Dougill on 0207 4451126

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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

Claudia Bull, telephone 020858664646, email claudia.bull1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4127