CURRENT VACANCIES Speech & Language Therapist

Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: VAC-10912_1516355602
Salary: Negotiable
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: 18/01/2018


As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will work within the team in delivering appropriate rehabilitation for adults with acquired brain injury.

- To assess and report on resident’s speech, language and communication.

- To devise, deliver, communicate and monitor appropriate programmes and treatment for the residents’ specific communication needs.
– To compile and implement appropriate care and treatment plans.

You will also take a central role within the TDT in assessing, documenting and implementing appropriate intervention with residents with eating, drinking or swallowing difficulties:

– To screen all new admissions within the first week for dysphagic involvement.
– To provide dysphagia care for all residents.
– To carry out assessment of dysphagia where the need is indicated by the SLT or any other team member.
– To document the findings of assessment and to compile and implement a risk management plan with guidelines to reduce risk of choking or aspiration for all TDT members to follow.
– To liaise closely with the TDT and to work within area of competence.
– To provide training and information about eating and drinking issues with all staff.
– To monitor and review progress and report to the TDT.
– To plan and communicate a detailed discharge report regarding dysphagia and recommended interventions.


To be successful in this post, you must have:
– HCPC registration
– Registered member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
– Specialist level dysphagia practitioner (Level C)
– Maintain required continuing professional development

– Private medical insurance
– Personal health insurance
– Private Dental Cover
– Life assurance
– Free meals/refreshments when on duty
– Free car parking
– 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing with length of service
– Extra Service Annual leave awards
– A contributory pension scheme
– An employee assistance programme
– Flexible Benefits Packages
– Comprehensive induction, ongoing training and supervision
– A supportive, welcoming team, friendly work environment in a multi award winning service

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Job Reference: VAC-10912_1516355602

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: 18/01/2018

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