Specialist Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
North West England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Paediatric, Children's centres
Posted:
21/03/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
The Brainwave Centre
Job Ref:

Specialist Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist

Salary: Up to £33,00 per year pro rata
Location: Brainwave North West Centre, Unit 602 Birchwood One Business Park, Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 7GB
Job Type/hours: Permanent – Full -time – (37.5 hours per week).

HCPC and RCSLT registration is essential.

Closing Date: Sunday 21 April 2019

Brainwave is a long-established national charity providing therapy to children predominantly aged between 6 months to 12 years. The children we work with have a range of conditions and diagnoses including Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay, Autism, Brain Injury, Down’s syndrome, along with other genetic conditions and children with no formal diagnosis.

We are seeking a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with experience of using a range of interventions and strategies to support complex communication needs of children with learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning disabilities. Formal training or relevant experience of using Parent Child Interaction approaches, Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) methods (Switches, PECS, Eye Gaze, Makaton signing etc.) and knowledge of Dysphagia assessment and treatment and Sensory Integration approach is desirable.

The therapist will be joining an expanding multidisciplinary team.

Please see www.brainwave.org.uk/careers for full details and job description, or for an informal discussion please contact:

North West Centre Manager, Nadia Slaouti - email: nadiaslaouti@brainwave.org.uk; Clinical Lead, Paula Maestri - email: paulamaestri@brainwave.org.uk or Head of Therapy, Carl Puzey - email: carlpuzey@brainwave.org.uk or telephone: 01278 429089

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date:
21/04/2019
Contact Details:
The Brainwave Centre
Tel: 01278429089
Contact: Su Jenkins
E-mail:

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