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Speech & Language Therapist

Locations:
East Midlands
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 5, Band 6, Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Adult, Community, Other specialist area, Hospital wards
Posted:
01/09/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
CAS Behavioural Health
Job Ref:
0646

Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist who is looking to join our multidisciplinary team?

If yes, this is the role for you! CAS behavioural health is one of the UK’s largest providers of specialist adult services in mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities.

Hours: 40, Monday to Friday

Location: Covering 2 sites: The Manor, Central Drive, Shirebrook, Nottinghamshire, NG20 8BA and The Views, 22 Wellington Street, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3JP (travel expenses between sites will be reimbursed).

Salary: up to £30,000 (depending on experience)

The Manor Hospital is a 20 bedded locked door rehabilitation service in Shirebrook, Nottinghamshire which specialises in the assessment and treatment of men (aged 18-65) diagnosed learning disability and who present with challenging behaviour and co-morbid diagnoses. The Views is a 10 bedded locked door service in Matlock, Derbyshire that also specialises in assessment and treatment of females diagnosed with learning disability.

Why join us?

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain the exposure of working with a variety of clients. We offer a range of benefits to include: pension scheme, free staff meals, excellent training and development opportunities to include: full induction training, excellent clinical supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties. You will receive full support from our onsite multidisciplinary team and routine service meetings with companywide Speech and Language Therapists, contributing to service development. Holiday entitlement is 25 days + Bank Holidays with increments for each year of service.

The Opportunity

As a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT), you will work with a range of individuals to maximise their potential and to enable them to enjoy the best possible quality of life. You will receive regular support and supervision from an onsite Highly Specialist SLT and work closely with individuals to assess communication needs in a range of environments and provide functional targets and recommendations to aid day-to-day communicative success.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and support the implementation of the therapeutic approach, responding to patient needs and maintaining a total communication environment. You will ensure audits are completed and the RCSLT 5 good communication standards are utilised.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate for this role will have a degree or a postgraduate diploma in Speech and Language Therapy (or equivalent) and be registered with the HCPC. This post would suit a newly qualified with relevant inpatient experience or a specialist SLT who has exceptional interpersonal skills and is committed to making a positive difference. Some experience working with individuals that have Learning Disabilities and/or other complex needs is beneficial.

We are looking for a dedicated and forward thinking Speech and Language Therapist to join our team who has the ability to manage a challenging caseload and work in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Above all, you will be someone with a genuine desire to help others.

Requirements

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

If you wish to speak with someone regarding this vacancy please contact Carla Bartlett (Head of Speech and Langu

Closing Date:
15/09/2017
Contact Details:
CAS Behavioural Health
Tel: 0121 222 2306
Contact: Sarah Nuttall
E-mail:

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