Band 5 Speech and Language Therapist

Cygnet Health Care
Grout St, West Bromwich
Competitive salary
05 Apr 2021
14 Apr 2021
Role Type
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Choose a new a role that has the opportunities you need to grow.

At Cygnet Health Care you'll be exposed to the realities of healthcare delivery at the highest level, ensuring you continue to learn and build new skills as you develop. Our reputation for quality and innovation makes us an excellent choice at this key time, and means you'll be able to build your experience whilst making a real difference to service user outcomes.

Advance your career with us in the ideal atmosphere to help you grow.

Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed service providing neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury. Our focus is on creating an environment that engages individuals and sets the tone for recovery. Cygnet Heathers has been designed and equipped with an all-integrated physical environment to aid our service user's neurobehavioural rehabilitation process. Our specifically designed environment assists the men to manage visual, spatial and perceptual difficulties. Careful and innovative interior design using high contrast furniture, recessive lighting and zoned colour ways and floorings reduce the frustrations and confusion our service users will be dealing with resulting in an overall reduction of risk.

Job Role

We are looking for a Newly Qualified SLT to work 40 hours per week with an exciting caseload to assess their speech language and communication needs (SLCN) in all environments. You will implement a rehabilitation approach and implement programmes of care in individual or group settings. You will be supported by the MDT and an onsite Clinical Lead SLT to implement the approved pathway for neuropsychiatric services. You will receive supervision and line management onsite and have access to a SLT peer network. You will be part of a companywide SLT service and contribute to the service development initiatives.

We're looking for people who have:
  • A degree / postgraduate diploma (or equivalent) in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Current or upcoming registration with HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
  • Membership of the RCSLT (Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists).
  • This role is suitable for a newly qualified or soon to be qualified SLT.
  • Placement experience in the field of neurological and/or neurodegenerative conditions.
  • An understanding of SLT theory and interventions with a 'hands on' approach
  • Willingness to learn.

In return we'll offer you:
  • Monthly Clinical Supervision
  • Monthly NQP Competencies Support
  • Peer Support, CPD and developmental opportunities
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Staff Benefits including NHS Discounts, Blue Light Card, Life insurance, Free Health Cash Plan, Pension, Gym membership, 24/7 GP, free meals and onsite parking, long service awards, mortgage advice, referral bonuses.
  • Full induction training is given

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

Please note vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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