Specialist Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist, Band 6

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Full time post / part time / term time posts available
£32,306 to £39,027 p.a. pro rota dependent on experience
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At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that is who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you will support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

Come and work with our established team of 21 Speech Therapists and 4 Speech Therapy assistants.

We provide a high quality service to the children and young people of Swindon including the provision of Speech and Language Therapy in schools, specialist settings for children with hearing impairment, Developmental Language Disorder and complex needs. We offer an outstanding stammering service, ASD service, dysphagia service including outreach into our local SCBU.

We have an Early Years Team and Clinics Team providing support to children at home, in their early year’s settings as well as in our clinics based at Saltway centre and in the community.

We have an excellent mentorship programme and access to CPD training. We take students from both Reading University and Marjon University on placement.

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapists to join a large Speech and Language Therapy Service which provides integrated provision for children and young people for their Health and Education needs. We can offer a range of full time/ part-time or term time school hours, to meet your work – life balance.

We are looking for Speech Therapists to work in

  • Schools
  • Early Years / clinics

We are a supportive, friendly team. We are passionate about the care we deliver, and we encourage innovative and forward thinking.

Swindon is well positioned for easy travel to London, Bath, Bristol, Oxford and Birmingham and is located between the beautiful areas of the Marlborough Downs and the Cotswolds. Swindon also has varied public gardens and extensive parks to explore, as well as a vibrant night life with many independent bars, cafes and restaurants in the Old Town area.

A full driver’s licence and access to a car for use at work, is required.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of part 7 of the immigration act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

Interviews will be virtual on Microsoft Teams by appointment.

For informal enquiries or to book a virtual meet us and opportunity to ask questions, please contact Liz Wiltshire, Specialist Community Health Service Manager, 07919 408395 or email Lwiltshire@swindon.gov.uk

All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details. NHS Ref No: L73-F0065-22-4192