Work for our speech and language therapy teams

Within NELFT, we have Speech & Language Therapy teams covering

  • Paediatric
  • Adult community
  • Adult learning difficulties

Paediatric speech & language therapy

Our Children's services offer specialised interventions in:

  • Developmental language disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Social communication
  • Dysfluency
  • Hearing impairment
  • Phonological disorders
  • Selective mutism
  • Youth offending
  • Mainstream and special schools. 

Our innovative work is contributing to projects with universities and specialist tertiary centres around autistic spectrum disorders and dysfluency. We have taken advantage of the yearly NELFT innovation cave to win funding for therapeutic iPads and publish a guide to working with autistic spectrum disorders.  We have won bids to develop online training for nursery employees and an online guide to support families through the diagnostic process for autistic spectrum disorders.]

Current vacancies

Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Chadwell Heath    
Band 7 £37,570 to £43,772 plus HCA pa
Full Time 37.5 hours per week Job Ref: RR255-19B

http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Chadwell_Heath_Ilford/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Speech_Language_Therapy/Speech_Language_Therapy-v1828710?_ts=15197

Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Romford     
Band 7 £37,570 to £43,772 plus HCA pa
Part Time 26.25 hours per week Job Ref: HV404-19

http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Havering_London/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Speech_Language_Therapist/Speech_Language_Therapist-v1822186?_ts=812881

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Brentwood
Band 6  £30,401 - £37,267 plus HCA pa
Full Time 37.5 hours per week Job Ref ET449-18-F

http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Brentwood/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Complex_Needs_Speech_Language/Complex_Needs_Speech_Language-v1836501?_ts=896573

Adult community speech & language therapy

NELFT adult community services provide specialised intervention in:

  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Progressive neurological disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Laryngectomy
  • Dementia

Our patients can be referred to our videofluoroscopy clinics and FEES clinics. The opportunity to train in these instrumental dysphagia assessments are frequently offered. Our teams are involved at local and national levels in developing community-based FEES services and working with the RCSLT on the updated FEES position paper. Clinicians at various levels are involved in the provision of LSVT for patients with Parkinson’s Disease and we are pioneering joint assessments with psychological services in our voice clinics. All of our teams are encouraged to participate in  Quality Improvement training and therefore the teams are dynamic and innovative in their ways of working.

Current vacancies

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Brentwood 
Band 7 £37,570 - £43,772 plus HCA pa
Full Time 37.5 hours per week Job Ref EA077-19-A

http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Brentwood/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Specialist_Speech_Language_Therapist/Specialist_Speech_Language_Therapist-v1851023?_ts=1212995

Adults with learning difficulties - speech & language therapy

The Learning Disability Team is a community based team working alongside social care. We visit people in their own homes and care centres. The team works with people who have a range of additional needs related to their learning disability:

  • Physical/sensory disabilities
  • Communication difficulties
  • Difficulties with social functioning
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Mental health issues
  • Transition services for children with disabilities to support their access to the appropriate adult service

Our teams are multi-disciplinary including working with occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and psychology.

Current vacancies

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Waltham Forest  Community LD
Band 6  £30,401 - £37,267 plus HCA pa
Full Time 37.5 hours per week Job Ref WF257-18-B
http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Walthamstow/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Adult_Learning_Disabilty_Dysphagia/Adult_Learning_Disabilty_Dysphagia-v1837742?_ts=1

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Havering Community LD
Band 6  £30,401 - £37,267 plus HCA pa
Part Time 18.75 hours per week Job Ref HV396-19-A
http://jobs.nelft.nhs.uk/job/UK/London/Hornchurch/NELFT_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Adult_Learning_Disabilty_Dysphagia/Adult_Learning_Disabilty_Dysphagia-v1851301?_ts=30246

 

Why you should work for NELFT

  • We have a professional lead for speech and language therapy, SALT leads network and clinical specialty networks
  • We have a Trust AHP lead, encourage working with other health professionals, AHP plan and annual AHP conference
  • Innovations: Focus on quality improvement, agile working, MDT working to reduce waiting times, joint clinics with psychology services for clients with voice disorders
  • Focus on career progressions and continuing professional development