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Assistant Language Development Worker

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Speech and Language Therapy
NHS AfC: Band 3
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£17,787 - £20,448 p.a.
03/03/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation that is bringing together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. We’re driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Manchester by working across organisational boundaries.

The first health and social care staff have been deployed to us from April 2018 and are now starting to work in new ways across the city. Our teams work as one in the neighbourhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people. We also provide key services that work across wider localities and city-wide. We believe that our pioneering approach will make a massive difference to the health of people in our city and we are looking for you to join our team and help us do this.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Community Children’s Speech and language Therapy team for a full time, permanent Resources Administrator

You will be responsible for making resources to be used by the Speech and Language Therapy team in their daily work. These resources would be used to assist and support children with speech, language and communication needs.

 Experience in print production is essential.  You will  be competent in working with a variety of software packages eg – Publisher, Boardmaker, Adobe Illustrator . You will be involved in producing a variety of packages to be used by schools including language and social skills activities.  You will also create bespoke resources as requested by the Speech and Language Therapists for use with individual children. 

An understanding of the work of a Speech Language Therapist would be an advantage.

You will demonstrate good written and oral language skills, interpersonal skills and telephone manner.   You will have ability to work in a flexible and responsive way with excellent time management and organisational skills. 

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Further details / informal visits contact

Philippa Green 

Core Service Manager 

0161-248-1208 at Longsight Health Centre 

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 5989