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Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Band 6

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Community Based Neuro Rehab Team
Band 6
15 hours per week
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Community Based Neuro Rehab Team
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum
22/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

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A role has become available in the Community Based Neuro Rehab Team for 15 hours per week. The team is an established team of multi professionals specialising in Neurology who strive to deliver high quality evidence based rehabilitation.  You would work directly with Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Stroke Rehab Nurses and Therapy Assistants.  The team treat a wide variety of people and conditions all with a goal focused holistic approach.  The team is well respected and integrated with the medical professionals across the County. 

This specific role is based in the Reading Team and involves visiting patients in their homes and delivering the rehab that really matters to them. This is a band 6 role and there would be the opportunity to develop your clinical skills working with our band 7 speech therapist and other professionals within the team.

The role will provide specialist speech and language therapy to adults with communication difficulties and dysphagia as part of the community neurorehabilitation and Earlier Supported discharge team for Stroke. The post will be offered to individuals who are motivated, innovative and have experience in neurological rehabilitation. The successful candidate must be dysphagia trained.

If you would like any more details or to discuss the role further please do not hesitate to contact Service Manager Lisa Ellis on 01635 273303 who would be delighted to give you more information and discuss further.

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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

Lisa Ellis

01635 273303

If you have problems applying, contact

0118 2077643