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Speech and Language Therapist

Reference

PRI18103

Location

Ellingham - Ellingham Hospital and school East Anglia,Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£26,000 - £31,000 (Band 6/7 depending on experience)

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

 

 

Job Advert Location Description

Ellingham hospital is a hospital offering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to young people within the age range of 12 to 18 years old. Cherry Oak ward is a low secure  mixed unit and caters specifically to the needs of young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD). Woodlands is a  adolescent mixed ward catering specifically for young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD), or another neurological issue (e.g. brain injury).  Redwood ward is a 24 bedded ward for adults age 18  and over with an acute mental health problems. The hospital is supported by a robust multi-disciplinary team of professionals including psychiatrist, psychologist speech & language therapist, Occupational therapist, nurses, social worker and a family therapist. There is also an Ofsted registered school on site supporting the young people with their education.

Job Advert Role Description

This is a key role within the hospital which will cover mainly the CAMHS service and the individual will be expected to assess, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate specialist speech & language therapy independently, including assessment, diagnosis and management of young people with complex communication needs, challenging behaviours and other diagnosed/undiagnosed conditions, including providing or participating in communication care plans and PBS plan.

To ensure that patients highlighted as having eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties have appropriate robust care plan in place to minimise any risk of choking.

To complete specialist SALT assessment as agreed by the MDT and ensure parents and young people are fully involved.

To contribute to CPA reports and CETR.

 

Benefits:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Extra Service Leave Days
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Care First Zest
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Pensions Provisions
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Salary Continuation
  • Refer A Friend Bonus
  • Learning & Development
  • Free Parking
  • Free Meals
  • Support with CPD

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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.

Closing Date

31/03/2019