Band 6 Adult Community Dysphagia Speech Therapist - Coventry

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Pulse is currently seeking an empathetic band 6 Speech Language Therapist with Dysphagia experience to join a fantastic NHS trust based in Coventry. This position is available for the appointed speech therapist to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours for an initial 3-month duration.

The successful speech and language therapist will be responsible for completing detailed assessments; differentially diagnosing; developing care plans and identifying realistic goals for adults with a range of complex needs and swallowing difficulties. They will be working alongside a multidisciplinary team to plan, implement and evaluate specialist treatments for a varied caseload.

Some main duties will include: 

• Assessment of individuals to determine specific areas of need
• Managing a caseload of clients with varying diagnosis and complex needs
• Report writing
• Work within a multidisciplinary team – liaising with other healthcare professionals 
• Coaching, training and consultation work with service providers
• Work with all staff to support the implementation of the therapeutic approach through training delivery and development of the environment 

To be considered for this role you must: 

• Have previous experience working with dysphagia patients, complex needs and AAC. 
• Be HCPC registered 
• Hold the relevant degree/qualifications within speech therapy
• Showcase excellent communication skills and a person-centred approach
• Be empathetic and caring, with a passion to help patients that have a range of speech therapy disorders

Why Pulse?

• Variety of work opportunities in the NHS and private sector
• Regional Compliance Team of trained phlebotomists 
• iPoint – Electronic timesheet processing app 
•Access to high-quality voluntary training
• £300 Recommend a Friend scheme*
• HireVue online interview
• Advice and support from a friendly and dedicated team of consultants 
• Daily payroll 
*Terms and Conditions apply

Not for you but know the ideal Speech Language Therapist?

If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*. 


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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