• Full Time
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Our Values

  •  W e are KIND
  •  We are OPEN
  •  We pursue EXCELLENCE
  • We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

    People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority

    Job overview

  • Are you passionate about making a difference to children’s lives?
  • Are you committed, enthusiastic, and keen to develop your skills with a friendly team in a lovely location?
  • We are looking to recruit two enthusiastic and highly motivated Speech and Language Therapists to join our friendly and supportive Paediatric Speech and Language Service in the York and Selby area.

    We can offer a minimum of 22.5 hours up to 37.5 hours a week and have two positions available

    Applications from newly qualified therapists are welcomed!

    We are friendly and approachable – please do get in touch if you would like to find out more.

    Main duties of the job

    These roles will be varied and offer the opportunity to work within clinic, school and community environments. We can offer both full time and part time hours (minimum of 22.5 hours per week for a part time position).

    The post requires you to hold current HCPC registration as a Speech and Language Therapist, and you should have recent experience working with children with speech, language and communication needs.

    The ability to transport yourself and equipment across the locality during the course of a normal working day is required for this role due to the varied locations within which you will work.

     You will be responsible for assessment and treatment of children with a variety of speech, language and communication difficulties, and hold a delegated clinical caseload.

    You will join a well-established multidisciplinary team, with a strong commitment to ensuring children receive support to achieve the best outcomes that they can. We are passionate about delivering the very best evidenced practice, and we want you to bring your own ideas and innovative thinking to our team.

    You will be responsible for assessment and treatment of children with a variety of speech, language and communication difficulties, and hold a delegated clinical caseload.

    You will receive regular supervision and support from peers and senior clinicians within the team, and will participate in the regular in-service training programme. These roles provide an excellent development opportunity.

    Working for our organisation

    York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital, community and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale – an area covering 3,400 square miles, and which includes Scarborough and Bridlington.

    Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner within our care system, delivering safe effective care to the population we serve.

    We’re situated in a fantastic part of the country: home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York, which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK.

    It’s our privilege to be the largest provider of healthcare in the region and we are incredibly proud of our 8,500 staff, working across 9 hospital sites, supporting safe, high quality patient-centred care on a day-to-day basis.

    We hope to hear from you soon!

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    For more information please see the job description attached

    Armed Forces Friendly Employer

    We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE – Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.

    Disability Confident and Mindful Employer

    The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.

    Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • HCPC Registered Speech & Language Therapist
  • Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of post graduate study in relevant area.
  • Experience and Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Experience in a wide range of student placements to include a wide range of paediatric conditions.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of NHS paediatric work.
  • Good working knowledge of Speech & Language Therapy assessments, interventions, outcome measures and models of practice.
  • Skills and Attributes

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to present written information in a clear and logical manner
  • Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

    DBS Checks

    Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. By applying you are agreeing to this undertaking.  If you are successful you will be asked to confirm if you wish to pay in one amount or in instalments. The charges are currently £27.68 for a standard check and £44.68 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.

    Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.

    Agile and Flexible Working

    We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this, entitling all staff to request flexible working from day one – for all posts. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

    Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

    All our employees have access to a free, confidential counselling and wellbeing support service. Our EAP is available 24/7, 365 days a year.

    A bit more about us and the surrounding area

    North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York as mentioned in , has been named the third most ‘cultured’ city in the UK.

    It’s a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

    It’s not just the area that’s a great draw – as a member of our team, you’ll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of .

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