Speech and Language Therapist | Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 27-Apr-23

Location: Bournemouth, BH10 4EU

Salary: Not specified

Speech and Language Therapist | Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity to join our Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Adult Learning Disability Service as a Speech and Language Therapist.

The post holder will be based at Hillcrest in Bournemouth.

You will be working across a range of community settings, so must hold a full driving licence, and have access to a fully insured car.

To promote inclusive communication, and safe eating and drinking in the lives of adults with learning disabilities.

Providing a clinical service, in the most appropriate location, either individually or as part of a team, to learning disabled clients with communication and / or eating and drinking difficulties, including adults with high and complex support needs, and their family carers and / or care & support providers.

We are a friendly, encouraging service that ensures staff have access to regular clinical and managerial support and supervision.

At Dorset HealthCare we’re on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We’re a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’ in 2019. It’s also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you’re looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We’re all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you’ll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don’t know. And you’ll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Apr 2023