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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

UK-Hull | - £28k-£37k | Health Care

Recruiter: NHS

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist for 22.5 hours per week. The successful applicant will be delivering a service to mainstream pre school settings and schools within Hull.Experience of working with a wide range of speech, language and communication needs is essential and a clinical interest in children with social communication difficulties would be desirable.There is access to experienced Band 7 Speech and Language Therapists to provide support and develop clinical expertise as required.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide support and advice to Speech and Language Therapists and Speech and Language Therapy Assistants.

There are regular team meetings as well as a robust clinical and managerial supervision structure in place. Delivery of training will be an integral part of the role.

CPD opportunities will be available to develop the successful applicant.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Karen Griffiths, Principal SLT (TEL: 01482 617758 or email ( Email address removed ) ) for further information or to arrange an informal visit.

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.

For those wishing to apply for the post on Secondment they must obtain their managers permission to do so before applying.

The ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport is essential.

You will also be asked to prove your Right to Work in the UK and complete Identification checks.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Humber NHS Foundation Trust.

Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

“Humber NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to the Trust’s Local Counter Fraud Specialist.

Please Note:

  • If you are successfully shortlisted we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

  • Successful Applicants will also automatically be enrolled onto the Trust Bank.

  • Unsuccessful Applicants, who meet the interview threshold but are not appointed to a substantive post, may be offered a Trust Bank Contract.

Clinical posts

All posts are restricted to Humber NHS Foundation Trust ‘At Risk’ employees in the first instance, followed by those affected by change who are currently employed within the organisation. If the post has not been appointed to external applicants will be considered.

Admin Posts

All posts are restricted to NHSHFT employees in the first instance, in accordance with the internal process for filling posts within a new structure (available on the internal intranet). Where the post is not appointed to following this internal process, in line with the regional clearing house arrangements (April 2014) applications will then be considered from; staff at risk within the Yorkshire and Humber NHS cluster, then from any other NHS staff who are at risk. If following these stages the post remains vacant, all other applications will be considered.

For informal enquires, or to arrange a visit, please contact Name, Job Title on Phone Number. Please do not ring this number for application packages.





Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here




UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see .



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