Speech and Language Therapist - Specialist Children's Services
NHS Grampian
Scotland
3d ago

You will be responsible for assessment, diagnosis and management of own caseload, maintaining associated records, providing specialist speech and language therapy intervention to children up to 18 years old from admission to discharge.

The Community Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy service provides pre-referral activity triage, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice, guidance and support for parents and families of children with a wide range of speech, language and / or communication needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Hearing Impairment, Phonological Disorders, Dysfluency, Additional Support Needs and Language Disorder and / or eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

The service will be managed within the appropriate delegated general management structure in CHPs / CHCPs, with overall responsibility lying with the Head of Children and Families Services who will also retain responsibility for SLT policy development.

The provision of speech and language services to local Education Departments will be managed through Service Level Agreements that will be shaped and informed by the agreed NHS GGC SLT Service Specification and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs.

Assess, diagnose and provide therapy as appropriate to children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties and / or eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties including the planning and delivery of specialised therapy programmes tailored to suit the needs of individual’s including complex cases.

You will manage and prioritise own specialist caseload as an autonomous practitioner, analysing client’s risk and need. It is essential that you have a BSc Degree in Speech and Language Pathology and Therapeutics and that you are currently registered with the HCPC.

The shift pattern for this post is Monday Wednesday.

Informal Contact : Anne McGinty, SLT Manager, Tel No : 0141 201 3399 / 4246

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs .

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.

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