Band 7 Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Nottinghamshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-25903
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - 16 hour per week

Having a base of Broughton House (LN5 0SL) you will support:
  • Elston House, Top Street, Elston, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5NP
  • Pines, 203 Park Hall Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, NG19 8QX

Both services provide a specialist residential service for adults with autism and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

Job Role

As a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to lead on the delivery of an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group. 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 support the training others, promote good practice and maintain an inclusive communication environment. You will offer support and advice on a daily basis and support transitional needs where required. You will also be required to provide supervision to junior team members (SLTs and SLTA's), and support the team to embed positive communication approaches as part of a standard good practice pathway.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist with:
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience in the field of Learning Disabilities / Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Understanding of SLT process/interventions with an emphasis on person-centred care.
  • Qualification in Dysphagia management desirable
  • Evidence of being a strong team player
  • Excelled communication and time management skills
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion

In return we offer:
  • A competitive salary
  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities
  • Immediate support from 4 SLTs and 2 SLTa's extending to OTs, psychology and nursing.
  • Access to over 50 Speech and Language Therapists at Cygnet
  • Routine service meetings
  • Service Line CPD meetings focussed on skill and strategic service development
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • NHS Discounts, Blue Light Card, Cygnet Rewards, health benefits and more!
  • Free parking and meals on duty
  • Relocation packages offered
  • Full induction training is given

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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