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Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist posted by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Full Time
£33,660 - £43,307 / year

Job Description

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
Band 6
Job ref
St Mary's Hospital
£33,660 - £43,307 pro rata
26/02/2019 23:59

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for over a million patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities. 

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 11 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health. 


This could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for to fast forward your career in a prestigious London trust with access to highly skilled clinicians, clinical researchers, and multiple and varied learning opportunities.

We are looking for a part-time Band 6 Specialist Speech & Language Therapist to join our adult acute team. Based primarily on the St Mary’s site, with cross-site working to Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospital sites as required, you will provide a specialist service to adults across a range of medical and surgical specialities including acute admissions units, major trauma, respiratory, medicine for the elderly, neurology, and critical care. As a valued member of the team, you will contribute to multidisciplinary working, further develop your specialist clinical skills, and actively participate in service developments with the support of the speech and language therapy leads.

The SLT service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has expertise, knowledge and skill in the assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing difficulties arising from a number of complex aetiologies. Our adult acute service operates across 3 hospital sites with small friendly teams located on each site, access to weekly Videofluoroscopy clinics and an SLT-led FEES service. We are focused on driving forward evidence based practice and service improvements, and staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in CPD activities, audit and research.

Key responsibilities of the post will include:

  • Providing specialist clinical input, assessing and managing patients with complex communication and/or swallowing impairments across medical and surgical specialities
  • Participating in videofluoroscopy clinics and FEES assessments at the appropriate level of competence
  • Operating with significant clinical responsibility for independent decision making
  • Opportunities to participate in service development, collecting and analysing data to inform service provision within a busy and evolving Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (ICHNT) is an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) and one of the largest trusts in the country.  Our mission is to provide world class healthcare for our patients, through excellence in research, education and training.


At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number)

Job Requirements

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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