Job Description

Job reference: 117350

Location: Renfrew Health and Social Work Centre, Ferry Road

Job closing date: 13/09/2022

Job posted date: 30/08/2022

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 – £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Allied Health Professions

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Rehabilitation and Enablement Service (RES).

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde


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.

​​​​​​​This is an exciting opportunity for a clinician with experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of complex communication and/ or swallowing difficulties in adults as a result of conditions including Parkinsons, Stroke, MND.
The post holder will provide speech and language therapy services for adults in the community within the Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership and be an integral member of the multidisciplinary Rehabilitation and Enablement Service (RES).
The role involves providing high quality training and education, within a multi- agency approach, to ensure our partners in care homes, people’s home settings and community based locations are best able to support communication and swallowing difficulties and their impact on the individual.
The successful candidate will have experience in working with a range of adults and will have developing expertise in a specialist area of SLT.
Working autonomously with clients, the post holder will access and provide supervision and contribute to governance and service agendas including audit and improvement.
With an excellent understanding of person centred health and social care, the post holder will demonstrate decision making which has at its centre functional outcomes and wellbeing for individuals.
The shift pattern is; 9-5pm, Mon-Fri

Informal Contact
Fiona McNeney, RES Team Lead on 0141 207 7466

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.
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