Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – ENT – NHS Scotland – Larbert

NHS Scotland

Due to retirement, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced, highly motivated and innovative speech and language therapist to join our team in NHS Forth Valley. The successful applicant will work with a caseload of people who have a range of ENT and head and neck cancer diagnoses, including management of surgical voice restoration valves (SVR). You will work closely with another part time band 7clinician. The postholder will take on clinical leadership for ENT voice.

The post holder will be part of the senior team for Adult Speech and Language Therapy services, based in FVRH in Larbert, and hosted within Clacks and Stirling HSCP. Along with senior colleagues, they will provide a leadership and advisory role for speech and language therapists, MDT colleagues and other partners working both in acute and community settings in Forth Valley.

Applicants must have extensive experience of working with this population across the patient pathway. They must be experienced in managing complex dysphagia. In addition, they will need to be able to demonstrate that they possess excellent communication skills and leadership qualities, and can support and develop others. They will be working closely with a range of professionals and support workers and therefore it is essential that they can work positively as part of a team.

Essential: HCPC registration.

Please feel free to get in touch to discuss this opportunity in more detail. We would welcome enquiries to:

Anne-Marie Irving, AHP Coordinator [email protected]

or Carol Easdon, Team Lead [email protected]

​​​​​​​Telephone 01324 566591

​​​​​​​The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

​​​​​​​Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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