Join us as a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist and receive a £1000 welcome bonus!
We are looking for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to join our friendly Therapy team in a community role within West Lancashire. Our team provide communication, dysphagia and voice assessment therapy and support to adults with acquired difficulties and to their carers.
There are both full and part time roles available within the team to suit you, with the opportunity to complete any administration duties at home to help you to achieve work/life balance. The team operates Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm (with a mix of varying start and finish times) with no bank holiday or weekend working.
You will work closely with our senior leaders and have the ability to develop processes and implement innovative ways of working – including using our company grant scheme which allows you apply for funds from our £100,000 ringfenced budget, only to be used for innovations!
Your caseload will be varied and will include exposure to dementia, dysphasia, other long-term neurological conditions, voice disorders and stroke patients. Your patients will be based within different settings depending on their needs, this includes care homes, patients’ home, and outpatient clinics across the West Lancashire area.
Within this role, you will:
- Ensure a high standard of patient care is provided, implementing, and reviewing clinical standards relevant to the work undertaken.
- Carry your own caseload inclusive of a wide range of conditions
- Be willing to undertake further training and development
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a candidate that is:
- A qualified speech and language therapist and has an active registration with the HCPC
- You will have experience in neurological conditions and undertook dysphagia training
- Experience with patients with Head or Neck Cancer is desirable but not essential
- As this is a community role, you will need a full driving licence and access to a vehicle to complete your role in the community.
As a Speech and Language Therapist you’ll be part of our valued team based at Ormskirk District General Hospital
You will feel valued as a Speech and Language Therapist within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- Band 6 salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
- Laptop and Mobile phone given to support flexible working
- Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
- Plentiful on site-parking at Ormskirk and District General Hospital
- Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
- Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
- Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
- Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
- An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
- The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with the majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
About the Company
We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.
While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.
As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance, so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.