Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist - London

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare Trust are currently searching for a dedicated physiotherapist to work as part of their incredible Nursing team Childrens services team in Hounslow.

HRCH provides community health services for around 523,000 people registered with GPs in the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond. The Trust currently employ around 1,300 people, who work across a wide range of health centres, hospitals, GP surgeries, children’s centres, local council facilities and in community settings – including in people’s homes. This helps people across the community to stay well, manage their own health with the right support and avoid stays in hospital.


Job Overview

We would like an experienced speech and language therapist to join our innovative and well-supported team on a bank contract.   

The post includes working with preschool and school aged children in a variety of settings including clinics and schools.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to work flexibly and use their initiative to deliver a responsive and quality service.  Applications will be considered from candidates who have at least 2-3 years’ experience.


  • To be accountable to the Team Leader for the delivery and quality of clinical services for relevant specialist caseload, ensuring that the service is effective, well co-ordinated and responsive to the changing needs of the local population across the HRCH.
  • To work independently with a developed level of clinical expertise and fulfil the core responsibilities identified below. 
  • To ensure effective joint working practice between own service, other Speech & Language therapists and other relevant professional teams in the fields of health, education, the voluntary sector, social services etc 
  • To deliver training to speech and language therapy colleagues within the team as well as a range of other professionals as required



  1. To contribute to the delivery of specialist service as a developing specialist including assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment, evaluation and general independent management of complex and diverse caseload. 
  2. To run services on an open referral basis, requiring fully autonomous clinical decision making and independent case management. 
  3. To maintain an up to date, advanced level of theoretical knowledge and therapeutic evidence based practice relevant to specialist area.
  4. To provide specialist advice and complex programmes of care to parents/carers, professionals on the impact and management of the client’s communication needs on intellectual and social/emotional status, in order to enable the client to achieve his/her academic/social potential. 
  5. To provide concise reports, therapy programmes and other types of complex written information of an excellent standard for users, families and associated professionals and to adapt the contents to the communication styles and diversity of the recipients.
  6. To design and run specialist training events for other professionals, (e.g. health Visitors, doctors, teacher’s) and for parents/carers.
  7. To promote effective, collaborative working partnerships with other agencies including initiating and supporting joint team projects.
  8. To maintain equipment to standards complying with health, safety and hygiene regulations, reducing risks to clients and therapists.

Important Requirements

  • Degree and professional Speech and Language Therapy qualification
  • Registered with Health and Care Professions Council
  • Registered with Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Experience of AAC including Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) 
  • Experience of carrying out a range of specialist assessments and intervention
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to demonstrate a range of experience in a variety of areas post qualification and able to show their clinical knowledge in different clinical fields.
  • Excellent organisational skills and problem solving skills
  • Enthusiastic and motivated team player.


We are so grateful for the hard-work and commitment of our Staff Bank workers, so as a thank you we offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Priority of shifts over all agency workers
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
  • Weekly salary
  • Opportunity to manage shifts with online timesheets



Bank Partners 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.