Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Salary up to £32000
Hours : 40 hours per week
Contract : Permanent
Are you a Band 6 who would like to explore a more rewarding clinical challenge in learning disabilities coupled with an exciting mental health caseload?
If so, we could offer you the opportunity to further develop your clinical skills. We want to recruit an exceptional SLT to this Band 6 post and progress you to a Band 7.
Join our supportive, friendly team in the North East and make an application today. The post will support a residential caseload alongside referrals from an Acute Inpatient Mental Health Service in Hexham.
Job Role :
As a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to lead on the development and delivery of an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within a mental health inpatient service and LD residential settings.
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will use expert skills to assess, advise and intervene with the aim of promoting functional communication systems and optimal independence.
You will be able to train others, promote good practice and maintain a successful total communication environment. You will be accountable to a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and an allocated Service Manager.
Postgraduate qualification in the management of dysphagia is essential.
We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with :
5 reasons why you should make an application today
In return we offer :
Full induction training is given and you will receive supervision from a Highly Specialist SLT working with the same caseload in the region.
You must be a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered SLT. Please note : successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.