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Speech and Language Therapist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Rd, Wyke, Bradford
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Speech and Language Therapist

Salary -Up to £24591 dependent on experience

Full-time, permanent

Base: Cygnet Hospital Wyke (Adarna Ward), Bradford

Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR

This post is based on Adarna Ward, our 15-bed rehabilitation service, at Cygnet Hospital Wyke, for men with mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Individuals can continue along the specialist pathway to Adarna House, a new 9-bed step-down service enabling a continued focus on recovery through meaningful activity and engagement in local community initiatives. Our aim is to support service users to live as independently as possible.

This post would suit a newly qualified SLT looking for their first post.

Job Role

As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to deliver an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within an in-patient service. 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 the Director of Speech and Language Therapy for Healthcare and the onsite service manager. You will be supported by an experienced SLT who will work across both Adarna Ward and Adarna House.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:
  • Placement experience or strong interest in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Conditions
  • Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning
  • Knowledge of legislation and guidance relevant inpatient care
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion

In return we offer:
  • Monthly Clinical Supervision from a Specialist SLT in this field of practice and high quality support in completion of RCSLT NQP Competencies Framework
  • Access to over 50 SLTs working in like-for- like environments
  • Regular CPD, development and networking opportunities
  • Free meals and free parking during working hours
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Enhanced maternity
  • Free Health Cash plan
  • 24 hours free GP support line
  • Free life assurance cover
  • Free eye tests
  • Car lease discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee NHS - discount savings, Blue Light Card & "Cycle to Work" scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • COVID-19 compliant environments

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply

Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity? Please apply now. For more information please contact Hayley Valentine on 07917 607 795 or HayleyValentine@cygnethealth.co.uk

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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