Lead Speech & Language Therapist - Rehab
City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England
Lead Speech and Language Therapist
£43,801 - £49,901
As a Lead Speech and Language Therapist you will be responsible for leading the activities of the Speech and Language Therapy Services on the Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit.
This involves leading and clinically supervising a team of 7 adult Speech and Language Therapists.
This is a full time, permanent post, 37.5 hours per week.
Shifts; 9am - 5:15pm (Mon-Fri) and you will be responsible for the on-call service once every 4/5 weeks.
The projected salary range is £43,801 - £49,901 per annum, plus a comprehensive benefits package on top.
This includes, mentorship programme training, structured career development, funded courses, health and wellbeing support system, private pension, private medical care cover, guaranteed annual salary review and much more.
Duties & Responsibilities
To provide a high quality Speech and Language Therapy Service to inpatients with communication, cognitive, swallowing and voice problems, across the Neurological Rehabilitation unit and PDoC unit at the Hospital.
To be an integral member of the rehabilitation multi-disciplinary teams: organising team meetings and in-service programmes, and driving initiatives and development for the service.
To be a lead member of the Wellington Hospital's Tracheostomy Team on the Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit.
To provide training to other health care professionals in the areas of tracheostomy, dysphagia and communication.
To work closely with the Clinical Services Manager to establish and promote the delivery of high quality treatment, including implementing quality initiatives and quality assurance methods.
Skills & Experience
Registered member of RCSLT and HPC.
Extensive experience in field of neurology including Stroke and Head Injury Management.
Experience working within an adult, in-patient setting.
Knowledge of skills and frameworks to guide and supervise junior staff.
Independent practice with complex Videofluoroscopy and advanced specialised skills in tracheostomy tube management.
Knowledge and experience in performing Fibreoptic Endoscopic Examination of Swallowing (FEES).
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with consultants and other Specialists.
You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your career and will be provided with appraisals, mentorship and further training/development opportunities If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details to Eleanor Hudson at [... Click Apply...] or call [... Click Apply...]for an informal discussion about your aspirations and the role in further detail.
- £ 43801.00 - 49901.00 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
Posted 16 Nov 2016
Closes 14 Dec 2016
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