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Speech and Language Therapist (Band 5)

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
21142
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Salary
plus excellent benefits
Expiry Date
06/02/2019 15:20:00
St Andrew’s Speech and Language Therapy Team are a small centralised profession that work across a variety of Integrated Practice Units (IPUs), supporting patients with...

Job Description

St Andrew’s Speech and Language Therapy Team are a small centralised profession that work across a variety of Integrated Practice Units (IPUs), supporting patients with complex mental health and challenging behaviour needs.  We offer specialist input for Speech, Language and Communication Needs and Dysphagia/Mealtime Support.
 
Due to re-structuring of the team, we are currently looking to recruit a Band 5 Speech and Language Therapist to our Northampton site.  As a Band 5 you will be given the opportunity to experience working with a mixed clinical caseload that may include CAMHS, ASD, LD, Mental Health, ABI and Progressive Neurological Conditions through the lifespan.
 
What we are looking for in you:
  • Evidence of student placement experience or working knowledge and clinical skills in Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Learning Difficulties or Mental Health conditions.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn. Ability to work in a secure hospital setting.
 
What you can expect from us:
  • Daily opportunities to work alongside and access Specialist and Highly Specialist SLT staff to further develop your confidence and competence across clinical pathways.
  • Monthly SLT Department Team Meeting and CPD Events.
  • An opportunity to work within a small dynamic, forward-thinking therapy team
  • Protected time to engage in regular clinical supervision.
  • Access to internal and external training events.
  • Regular review of your developmental and training needs.
 
If you would like to know more about this post or are interested in arranging an informal visit please contact: Belinda Brown, Speech and Language Therapist on 01604 616319.
 
Closing Date: Sunday 10th February 2019
Interview Date: Friday 22nd February 2019