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Speech and Language Therapist - Band 7



Contract Type



Allied Health Professionals, Speech and Language Therapist




£40,057 to £45,839 Per Annum


Reimbursements for HCPC fee, Paid up Flight and transfer / VISA/ Accommodation

Cromwell Medical is in a unique position to offer internationally educated highly specialist Speech and Language Therapist, experienced in Early Years Complex Needs and Paediatric Dysphagia (0-5) a support package within a reputable NHS trust.


Overall Purpose of The Post:

The post holder will provide highly specialist clinical input to EY children with complex needs and dysphagia, as well as supporting the development of services in this clinical area.  She/he will have day-to-day responsibility for coordinating a speech and language therapy service in the specialism.   She/he will:

  • Use highly specialist clinical skills to manage a specialist caseload of children with complex needs, aged 0-5 years with impaired speech, language and communication in the context of complex neuro-developmental difficulties – including autistic spectrum / social communication disorder, cerebral palsy, profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex medical conditions, and eating & drinking difficulties; identify, assess and diagnose communication and/or dysphagia impairments, and select appropriate patients and type of therapy for effective evidence based treatment
  • Use highly specialist clinical skills to manage a specialist caseload of pre-weaned and weaned children (including children who are non-orally fed) aged 0-5 years in the community with eating and drinking difficulties including children with wider complex needs; identify, assess and diagnose feeding/swallowing impairments, and select appropriate patients and type of therapy for effective evidence-based treatment
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary assessment and interventions of children up to 5 years Support service development for EY children with complex needs and dysphagia together with the Clinical Leads for CDT, ASD, Dysphagia and Early Years Complex Needs (EYCN)
  • Have a specialist advisory role for the Trust in this specialty area, giving service-wide second and expert opinions
  • Take responsibility for service-wide developments as appropriate
  • Independently take students on placement for clinical teaching and supervision, including exam placement
  • Take a clinical leadership role for registered and unregistered staff working at lower grades and volunteers



  • HCPC registration or in process (desirable)
  • Driving licence (essential) 
  • Excellent English communication skills (essential)
  • 36-48+ months experience


The NHS trusts support package offers the following:

  • Flights/transfers paid for
  • HCPC fee
  • English Language test reimbursement (IELTS)
  • 2 months free accommodation
  • VISA paid for (3 years)


Please note,

Due to Cromwell Medical's dedication to supporting the code of conduct for international recruitment this opportunity is open for applicants working outside the following countries -

Unfortunately, we cannot hire from countries listed in the link and Kenya at this point in time.

Should you know of any therapist working in the UK / or outside the countries mentioned in the list then please refer at

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