Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Speech and Language Therapist

Band 5

Main area
Adult Learning Disability Services
Band 5
22.5 per week
Job ref
£13,276 to £17,247 p.a.
01/07/2018 23:59
Interview date





We are pleased to be able to offer this exciting opportunity to join our Adult Learning Disability Services as a Speech and Language Therapist.

  • The post holder will be based at Hillcrest in Bournemouth and is offered on a permanent, part time basis, working 22.5 hours per week.

You will be working as part of the Community Learning Disability Teams covering Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole; as you will be working across a range of community settings you must hold a full driving licence and have access to a fully insured car (subject to the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act).

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Providing a clinical service, in the most appropriate location, either individually or as part of a team, to learning disabled service users with communication and / or eating and drinking difficulties, and their family carers and / or care & support providers.
  • Promoting inclusive communication, and safe eating and drinking in the lives of adults with learning disabilities.
  • The post holder will have access to regular clinical and managerial support and supervision.
  • If you are enthusiastic about supporting adults with learning disabilities, we can help you to develop the necessary clinical knowledge and skills for working in this area.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.  Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

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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

Kirsty Mayhew (Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader) on 01202 636174 

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