Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
West Midlands
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Community
Posted:
01/04/2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Coveberry
Job Ref:

Rate of pay (please include any additional overtime, sleep ins etc.) £31,365 - £37,890 per annum (Equivalent to NHS Agenda for Change, Band 6)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Speech and Language Therapist to work alongside other dedicated colleagues from Psychiatry, Psychology, Occupational Therapy and Nursing to share knowledge and skills. We enjoy excellent working relationships with colleagues from other professions and close multi-disciplinary working is firmly embedded in our culture.

You will be required to assess, diagnose and play a key role in the management of adults with complex communication needs and behaviours that challenge. You will support individual patients and people who work with the patients to promote functional communication systems and optimal independence.

We are looking for an experienced Band 6 or an ambitious existing Band 5 qualified HCPC registered Speech and Language Therapist who has:

• Has experience or a keen interest in learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems and has an understanding of Positive behaviour support (Essential)
• Has met their RCSLT Newly Qualified Competences and has an excellent interpersonal skill, strong clinical and professional skills and good organisational and management skills (Essential)
• Has met their RSCLT Dysphagia competences or is nearing completion of these (Desirable)
As a service we can offer:
• An opportunity to work with a varied and interesting caseload
• 1:1 Monthly Clinical Supervision from an excellent external supervisor with support in completing RCSLT dysphagia competences (if required)
• 1:1 Monthly Management Supervision from a senior member of the Therapies Department
• An opportunity to work in an innovative and motivated team
• Induction training and access to additional CPD to support competency development
• Flexible working arrangements
• Full support from a multidisciplinary team

Closing Date:
01/05/2021
Contact Details:
Coveberry
Tel: -
Contact: Doug Brough
E-mail:

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