Acute Speech & Language Therapist

  • London
  • £30 - £35 per hour
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Band 6

Posted November 15, 2022

Job title: Speech & Language Therapist

Band: Band 6

Specialty: Acute

Location: Hackney

Hours: Full & Part time hours available

Salary: Negotiable rates of pay/£30-£35 an hour dependent on experience

Job code: FLSL

Job Description

Athona’s AHP division is currently recruiting for a new locum opportunity based in Hackney, London. You will be working as a Band 6 Speech & Language Therapist for an NHS Trust.

We are currently looking for a band 6 SLT to cover a 6 -10 week placement for Acute Therapies

  • Be responsible for and provide specialist assessment and intervention to a designated caseload of clients with communication and / or swallowing difficulties in inpatient and community settings.
  • Develop confidence and competencies in tracheostomy management.
  • Develop understanding of the use of instrumental assessment (VF and FEES) in the management of patients with complex swallowing impairments.

Actively contribute to the development of the Adult Community Rehab and Acute Therapies teams

In order to be considered for this post applicants will need:

  • HCPC registration
  • recent NHS experience
  • enhanced DBS
  • right to work in the UK

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Industry-leading revalidation and appraisal support team
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £150 for every allied health professional recommendation

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