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Speech and Language Therapist

Haringey, London, Greater London, England
N8 0BH
Pay
£ 24000 - 24000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
31 May 2019

Job Description

Healthier are proud to be supporting one of key client again with further recruitment of Healthcare professionals for their services. This time we are seeking a Community Mental Health Speech and Language Therapist (Band 5).

This client has experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years evolving into to a leading care provider creating real opportunities to progress within the Health and Social care sector. Our client is passionate about providing high quality Community Residential Services for Adults requiring specialist learning disability and mental health support.

Our client is expanding the Therapy team and looking for genuinely caring, dynamic and hands on individual with strong multi-tasking skills to join the SLT service.  A

The Speech & Language Therapist (SLT) is responsible for the delivery of effective Speech and Language Therapy services for vulnerable adults residing in community rehabilitation and supported living services, who present with learning disabilities, mental health and other complex needs.  Utilising Speech and Language Therapy skills to effectively assess, treat and provide on-going evaluation and support of clients. As well as assist the Clinical Lead SLT in delivering training programmes to MDT in order to ensure competency in working with patients who have communication and or swallowing difficulties. The SLT (Band 5) will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, as an autonomous professional according to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy.

Will ideally have a minimum of six months postgraduate SLT clinical experience with adults.

Able to provide evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development.

Ability to reflect and develop own practice.

Have the ability to contribute towards the training of other staff/students.

Ideally have previous experience in an adult clinical learning disability/mental health community rehabilitation setting.

Experience within social services is desirable.

You will have a recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent

You will ideally have Basic Dysphagia management experience.

In return they will offer; 

Hours: 40.5

A competitive salary

Financial support towards professional qualifications

Free of charge mandatory training

Enhanced DBS cost covered

Comprehensive induction based on the Care Certificate

28 days annual leave including Bank Holidays

Support from an Employee Assistance Program

Membership of employer contribution pension fund

Ref: 11996

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This job was posted to Speech therapy in Haringey, London, Greater London, England

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