Permanent - Band 8a - Speech and Language Therapy Lead - London

Posted 28 February 2023
Salary £58790 - £69077 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSpeech and language therapistSpeech and Language Therapy Jobs
Contact NameDuncan Rennie

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for a Band 8a Speech and Language Therapy Lead, based in Central London. 
You will report to the Therapy Manager and be accountable to the Director of Clinical Services. 

Salary: £58,790 - £69,077
Location: Central London
Employment Type: Permanent, Full time
Hours: 37.5 per week

On a typical day you will aim:

  • To provide a specialist Speech and Language Therapy clinical role for patients and to act as a resource for Therapies, Nursing and other MDT colleagues across The London Clinic.
  • To provide a speech and language lead for research, education and service development/innovation within these clinical areas in conjunction with Clinical Leads.
  • To develop collaborative working practices with the MDT.
  • To provide innovative clinical leadership and contribute to the strategic direction and operational policies of The London Clinic. 
  • To work with other lead professionals to support the development of a rehabilitation ethos within The London Clinic, improving knowledge & promoting best clinical practice to all staff. 
  • To develop and lead research & audit that contributes to the knowledge base and clinical practice of the speech and language therapy service and to integrate existing research into practice.
  • To utilise advanced clinical skills in the comprehensive assessment of patients with diverse or complex presentations/multiple pathologies in order to provide an accurate diagnosis and formulate a management plan.

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent, Health and Care Professions Council- Licence to practice registered
  • Member Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Extensive experience of working in adult SLT.
  • Experience of working in the management of head and neck cancer and intensive care.
  • Independent management of altered airways.
  • Experience of research and audit

Unlock your potential:
If you are you looking for a new exciting challenge within a leading private clinic in the heart of London - please apply today!

What are the next steps?
If the role sounds like the perfect fit for you, please apply now.

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