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Speech and Language Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Speech and Language Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
Part time 30 hrs per week
Job ref
373-SMH0409-A RR
Jocelyn Solly Resource Centre
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
12/10/2020 23:59

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

The Post Holder will be able to provide comprehensive assessment of language disorders to inform a differential diagnosis. They must be able to undertake a basic initial assessment of a patient referred to memory services for possible dementia diagnosis and complete cognitive assessments i.e. ACE III (Addenbrooke’s cognitive examination). In addition the post holder will be expected to complete swallowing assessments for those persons under CWP services.

The post holder will also be required to carry out assessment of an individual’s capacity to consent to treatment and care. Additionally the post holder is required to provide assessment and management of dysphagia.

The post holder must ensure they are able to consolidate and develop clinical work regarding communication assessment, treatment and report writing and contribute to the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of professional and service developments, whilst working effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

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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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josephine Worthington
Job title
Team Manager
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Telephone number
01625 505611