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Location
Priory Hospital Blandford, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7HX
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£16,000
Hours
18.75 hrs p/wk
Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Located in Blandford Forum, Dorset, Priory Hospital Blandford is opening in April as a specialist 12 bed Tier 4 CAMHS LD service. The accommodation at Shottsford House will provide single en-suite rooms for young people between the ages of 12 -18 who have a Learning Disability and Mental Health diagnosis. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and lead and develop this new specialist service.

Job Advert Role Description

Main Duties:

To manage patients using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which enable patients to overcome communication and/or swallowing difficulties.

  • Manages and co-ordinates the implementation of individual treatment plans for speech and language therapy services ensuring treatments, activities and interventions are delivered through effective application and communication.
  • Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking assessments to identify and prioritise patient needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions on and individual or group basis. Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each patient’s rehabilitation / progress.
  • Ensures the effective and efficient management of more junior staff.
  • Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Priory policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.
  • Contributes to business growth by actively promoting priory therapy services in line with the local units’ business plan.
  • Maintains effective communication links with patients, relatives, carers, and purchasers throughout the patients rehabilitation.

If you require any further information on the role, please contact SueHarms@Priorygroup.com

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description
Speech_Language_Therapist.pdf
Closing Date
12/06/2018

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