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Consultant Speech & Language Therapist in Neurorehabilitation & Outpatients

Band 8b

Main area
Therapies, Stroke And Rehab- SLT
Grade
Band 8b
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-SHB914-ZR
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£53,561 - £64,686 per annum inclusive
Closing
28/02/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH; all of our staff have been involved in developing our values.

We believe that UCLH is a better place for patients and staff alike. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

UCLH has two major strategic projects underway. On Grafton Way, we are building a facility which will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and a hyper modern surgery service.  Close by on Huntley Street we are developing the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Replacing the current hospitals on Grays’ Inn Road, this development will mean we can provide multidisciplinary care to our dental and ENT patients in a modern environment. Our Grafton Way facility is due to open in 2020, with Huntley Street opening in 2019.

NHS staff survey results from 2016, UCLH has been named one of the ten best performing non-specialist trusts against the following statement: “If a friend of relative needed treatment I would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation”.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Speech & Language Therapist with advanced clinical and leadership skills to work within the inpatient level 1 NHSE commissioned Specialised Neurorehabilitation Service, Rehabilitation Clinics and the Tertiary Therapy Outpatient Service at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery. The post holder will be work within an established and highly skilled multidisciplinary team to deliver clinically excellent, high quality, patient focused care in both an inpatient and outpatient setting.

Clinically you will be job planned to carry both an inpatient and outpatient caseload within the areas of complex neurorehabilitation, rehabilitation clinics and tertiary therapy neurology outpatients. You will act as a clinical expert and leader to the SLT team on neuro communication disorders & cognitive communication disorders plus dysphagia management on the Neurorehabilitation Unit (NRU) as well as be an expert speech and language therapy resource across the Trust.

This post is responsible for a team of speech and language therapists and is jointly responsible, with the other senior members of the MDT, for the management of the Specialised Neurorehabilitation Service, Rehabilitation Clinics and Tertiary Therapy Outpatients Services.

This post presents excellent opportunities for both career development and job satisfaction for individuals who have an interest in working with people with complex neurological disorders. You will be working within a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team across a number of clinical areas and play a key leadership role in the development of our staff and of our services.

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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

If you would like more information about what this post can offer or would like to arrange an informal visit please contact Adrian Capp, Queen Square Division Head of Therapy on 020 344 83476 or email adrian.capp@nhs.net.

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020344 79170