Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist

Are you an experienced Speech and Language Therapist seeking a new challenge? Do you have previous experience working within a Paediatric setting?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist to support Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust within the community.

This is a long-term LOCUM opportunity for the duration of 6 months with the likelihood of extension.

This is a full-time placement with 37.5 hours per week available.

Part-time applications will be considered.

Job Purpose: Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist (SALT)

Pay Rate: £30.00 LTD p/h + £150 WELCOME BONUS

Location(s): St Mary's Hospital, Kettering

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work within and adhere to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards of Practice, relevant Trust policies, procedures and guidelines

  • To be responsible for the management of an identified specialist caseload of early years children with additional needs who present with a variety of speech, language and communication difficulties

  • To be responsible for the assessment and management of children presenting with feeding and swallowing difficulties

  • To participate in the management (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, general management and discharge) of children referred to the early years additional needs team

  • To provide support to the paediatric speech and language therapy team regarding the management of children and young people with additional needs

  • To be involved in the provision of support, guidance and information to parents and other professionals regarding speech, language and communication

  • To assist in the clinical supervision and education of speech and language therapy assistants


  • Registered with the HCPC

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Speech and Language Therapy

  • Full UK Driving License and Access to Own Car

  • Previous experience supporting babies within a hospital setting

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:
- Four weekly payroll runs
- £250 training allowance
- Excellent pay rates
- Exceptional referral bonuses
- Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
- Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
- Ltd & PAYE payment options available
- Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

- DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

· £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

· £150 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £150, paid after completion of two weeks in your new placement.

· £250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend.

If they get the role, we'll give you £250.

That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping out your friends and family!