Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Cygnet Health Care
UK, Nottingham, Nottingham
2d ago

Speech and Language Therapist Learning Disabilities

Salary up to £17,648pa (FTE £44,120pa)

Long Eaton Day Services : 4 Milton Street, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 1DS

We are looking for a dedicated and caring Speech and Language Therapist to join the company to cover maternity leave until September 2022.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Long Eaton Day Services

Specialist day services Long Eaton provides a positive experience for up to men and women (Aged 16+) with learning disabilities.

The facility utilises state of the art equipment designed to optimise sensory experience and heighten relaxation. There is a spacious sensory room, cinema, soft zone and arts and craft area.

A generously proportioned hydrotherapy room is used as part of individualised programmes which are designed to maximise physical benefits.

Job Role

As part of an on-site multi-disciplinary team, the emphasis of SLT input is on inclusion and participation in the units’ activity programme, enhancing opportunities for functional communication skills, supporting the individual’s expression of choice and developing the total communication environment.

Taking a hands on approach it is essential that you will be a strong team player, with good communication skills and excellent time management skills.

You will provide quality communication assessments and evidence-based interventions and be responsible for supporting the development of staff understanding of communication needs and approaches within a Learning Disabilities client group.

Candidate Profile

  • Strong clinical and professional skills
  • Specialist skills in the field of Learning Disabilities.
  • Qualification in Dysphagia management desirable or experience of supporting staff knowledge
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
  • Ability to work flexibly whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion.
  • In return we offer :

  • A fixed caseload that does not increase in size.
  • Monthly Clinical Supervision
  • Excellent CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties.
  • Routine SLT service meetings with over 50 SLTs and Service line specific meetings chaired by the Clinical Lead SLT for Social Care
  • CPD and Developmental opportunities to ensure you always have the latest knowledge to provide high quality care.
  • Access to a range of clinical resources including an Amazon account for resource ordering.
  • Meal provision on duty.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre including NHS discounts, life insurance and health benefits.
  • COVID-19 compliant environments.
  • Other information of interest

    If you would like to see our team work in action, please visit our Twitter page ( CygnetSLT) or our facebook page (CygnetSpeechandLanguageTherapy - SLT)

    Full induction training is given. You will work alongside some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession.

    Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

    Are you ready for a new challenge and new opportunities, don’t miss out apply now.

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