Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Salary:
£35000 - £40000 per annum 
Job Type:
Permanent 
Location:
City of London 
Sector:
Medical and Nursing 
Job Ref:
ALH/SQL4_1600251015 

We’re looking for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to work for care provider with care homes, rehabilitation units and supported living services in South London. As a Speech and Language Therapist you’ll work with vulnerable adults with leaning disabilities who have communication and or swallowing difficulties. It’s a great chance to join an organisation that are passionate about achieving great outcomes for the people they support, and you’ll be part of a team of like-minded care professional that love what they do. On offer is a salary of £36000 plus an excellent benefits package.

The Speech and Language Therapist Role:

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of effective Speech and Language Therapy services for vulnerable adults residing in community rehabilitation units, who present with learning disabilities and complex needs.
As a Speech and Language Therapist you will undertake clinical SLT work with adults with a diverse range of communication and swallowing difficulties.

  • Assess, treat and manage service users with communication and swallowing difficulties
  • Manage a caseload of service users with varying diagnosis and complex needs, using evidence based client centred principles.
  • Ensure development of junior staff through supervision, training and contribution to annual appraisal.
  • Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of clinical practice and service development within the area of Learning disabilities.
  • Contribute to maintenance and development of the SLT service.
  • Participate in information management to ensure high quality data which is recorded, evaluated & reported in a timely manner.
  • To support with the dysphagia caseload and train staff to raise awareness of dysphagia management in Learning Disabilities.

The Successful Candidate

  • A minimum of 2 years SLT clinical experience with adult population.
  • Ability to reflect and develop own practice.
  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent.
  • HCPC Registration – licence to practice.
    Registered member of RCSLT

The Package

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced rates for all public holidays
  • Financial support towards professional qualifications
  • Enhanced DBS cost covered
  • Comprehensive induction based on the Care Certificate
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Online rewards and high street discounts
  • Support from our Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Membership of employer contribution pension fund

Interested? Please respond with an updated CV to be considered

Coburg Banks Health and Social Care specialise in recruiting Care Managers, Care Co-ordinators and Senior Carers within Residential care, Domiciliary care, Supported living and Nursing across the UK. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career within the Health and Care Sector please refer them to us.

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