We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people's lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.
We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.
The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:
- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.
We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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We strive to care through our skilled and committed workforce, caring for our service users in new innovative ways is one of our key quality improvement priorities as we look to ever improve our standards of care. There really has never been a more exciting time to join West London NHS Trust!
We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic speech and language therapist who has a passion for working with people who have mental health problems. Following recent investment, West London NHS Trust is recruiting an experienced mental health speech and language therapist to work specifically within its in-patient mental health wards across the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham, which include a range of adult, older adult and forensic mental health.
The post holder will be responsible for the line management of the junior speech and language therapists that work within the in-patient mental health services of the Trust, therefore some line management and/or supervisory experience would be useful.
Our purpose is to help people to recover from mental illness and to find new and better treatments that allow people to lead full and productive lives. We are one of the most diverse providers of mental health care in the UK and our staff are dedicated to improving lives through the wide range of services we offer.
At West London NHS Trust we want you to build a career you can be proud of. Our staff are key in helping us to deliver, manage and improve our services, so we are looking for the very best people to join us. For this great unique opportunity apply today.
If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact:
Helen Lycett - Helen.Lycett@westlondon.nhs.uk