Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Highly Specialist Speech language Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Intermediate Care (Community)
Band 7
37.5 hours per week (part time hours considered)
Job ref
University Hospital Lewisham
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum plus HCA
03/02/2019 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

Speech and Language Therapist Band 7 Lewisham Stroke Enablement Service

37.5 hours per week (Part-time hours would be considered)

We are offering an exciting career opportunity for an experienced speech and language therapist to join our newly expanded multi-disciplinary Enablement Stroke In - Reach service focusing on the early discharge of patients from hospital following a stroke and the patient’s initial and ongoing rehabilitation in the community. We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic team player to fill this specialist clinical position and to lead on this service. We can offer a varied experience where you will be able to develop both clinical and managerial skills in a community setting. There is also an opportunity to continue to provide speech and language therapy intervention with individuals with other neurological conditions.


You will be joining a team of 4.79 wte SALT working within the Lewisham Adult Therapy Team working with individuals with long term conditions within the community and supporting the speech and language therapy provision to the stroke pathway.


Learning and personal development is encouraged and we have a well-established appraisal system and funding for relevant courses.

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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

Geraldine Dakin Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist Community) on 0208 613 9222


If you have problems applying, contact

0208 836 4486