Service Lead, Adult Speech and Language Therapy

Location
Bromley (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£45,753 - £51,668 + £4822 HCAS
Posted
02 Jul 2020
Closes
13 Jul 2020
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Priority consideration will be given to Bromley Healthcare staff formally identified as being at risk.

 

 

 

Service Lead - Adult Speech & Language  

8A   £45,752 - £51,668 + £4822 HCAS

Are you passionate about Speech and Language Therapy and seeking a new challenge? Can you inspire a team?  Do you have strong operational skills?  If so this could be for you!

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, committed and enthusiastic individual to manage our Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy (ASLT) Service within the borough of Bromley. Our ASLT service are a supportive, hardworking and friendly team.  They provide a service to patients in their own homes, care homes and in outpatients clinics. They proudly won ‘Team of the Quarter’ in 2018 for their hard work and determination in ensuring all patients remained safe during the nation change over to IDDSI.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a service that is making a real difference in the lives of people who live within the borough of Bromley. The service has recently been restructured, and this is a great time to join the Service and be pivotal in driving through change.  The post-holder will be responsible for the operational management of the service ensuring that local targets are met and reported on in a timely and accurate manner. The team has a number of important relationships within the borough of Bromley and it will be your responsibility to maintain and enhance these relationships with key partners and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a Speech and Language Therapy degree with substantial post qualification experience. You will have a proven track record of managing a team, organisational change and delivering to agreed targets. You will have relevant clinical experience in ensuring service delivery for adults with a variety of speech and language and swallowing disorders. You will carry a clinical caseload and be available to offer support/second opinions to junior colleagues in managing complex cases. You will be involved in developing service delivery to patients to meet national standards across all care pathways.  You will have access to clinical supervision including team clinical forums and 1.1 individual supervision sessions and have regular 1.1 meetings with the Head of Planned Care.

If you are interested in finding out more about this post please contact the current Service Lead Laura Eagar.

 

 

You can get a flavour for what its like to work for Bromley Healthcare by viewing the following YouTube link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXqdJm17dcbXnfvh98qlJ0g

 

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme.

 

Bromley Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 

All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period

Bromley Healthcare CIC is an NHS community provider and part of the NHS family.

But we are a little different; we like to think that we stand out from typical NHS organisations as Bromley Healthcare CIC is actually a co-owned social enterprise, co-owned by its employees. This means that our staff remain on NHS Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions and are members of the NHS pension scheme (providing you are eligible), if not we can offer the Nest or Scottish Widows pension schemes.

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