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Speech and Language Therapist

East of England
Contract type:
Full time
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Specialist areas:
Education, Mainstream and special schools
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We are currently looking for a qualified Speech & Language Therapist with a real passion for mental healthcare and learning disabilities to be based at our 55 bed therapeutic campus, Lakeside based in Wyboston Nr Bedford. If you are looking for a rewarding role and you are committed to improving the quality of life for others, then working at Lakeside as a Speech & Language Therapist could be the career for you.

To be responsible for the assessment and management of a caseload of service users who have a variety of complex speech, language, and communication needs. The client group includes adults in a locked rehabilitation setting, with a diagnosis of one or more of the following:
•Autism Spectrum Disorder
•Learning Disabilities
•Mental health conditions

The successful candidate will:
•Complete comprehensive assessments of individual’s communication strengths and needs using relevant standardised and non-standardised assessment tools
•Contribute to service user’s formulations and diagnoses and work closely with the service user and their treatment team to devise a care pathway.
•Provide direct individual and group interventions to achieve therapeutic goals.
•Implement augmentative communication strategies as appropriate, e.g. signs, symbols and communication aids.
•Assist in the planning and delivery of training and model recommended strategies to the clinical team.
•Assist in the supervision of Speech & Language Therapy Assistants within the service
•Practice in line with Communicating Quality 2 (RCSLT) Guidelines, HCPC standards and standards set by the team.

We provide an excellent induction and ongoing training as part of your career development.

When joining us at Lakeside, you will have the benefit of:
•A competitive salary up to £35,000 depending upon experience
•Recommend a friend scheme – earn up to £1,000 for recommending a friend to join us
•33 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
•Cycle to work scheme
•Pension scheme
•Free onsite parking

Accomplish is an equal opportunities employer with an emphasis on quality of care and acknowledges that in order to provide this care it has a responsibility to aid its employees in acquiring relevant training. All staff must be aware that whilst at work they may be privy to privileged information and that they must keep this information confidential.

Apply now or get in touch on 0300 124 0117 to find out more

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 03001240117
Contact: Belinda Lambert

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