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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

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Reference

PRI22540

Location

Rosehill Rehab, Lower Warberry Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1QY

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£31.696 and £41.787 Pro Rata depending on experience

Hours

8 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Rosehill Rehab provides specialised neuro rehabilitation for men and women aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and strokes as well as progressive neurological conditions. The rehabilitation programme at Rosehill Rehab is particularly aimed at helping people who have experienced cognitive, physical and emotional changes as a consequence of brain injury to become more independent. We do this through a highly skilled and experienced Rehabillitation Team who are supported by the Multi-Disciplinary Team including Neuropsycholgy, Occupational Thearpy and Physiotherapy, all working togeather to help people achieve their goals. As part of our development as a rehabilitation service we have an exciting opertunity to add SALT to the team.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Speech and Language Therapist to be part of our multi-disciplinary team at Rosehill. In your role as a band 7 specialist Speech and Language Therapist you would provide specialist speech and language therapy assessment, differential diagnosis and treatment for adults with communication and swallowing disorders within our rehab setting. This includes low and high tech augmentative and alternative communication and assistive technology input, and clients with cognitive communication difficulties. The role will include providing specialist education, training and advice to patients, carers, families, colleagues, students, and voluntary organisations to develop goals and targeted therapy programmes including those to be carried out by rehab support workers.

 

To be successful as a Speech and Language Therapist, you’ll need:

•           Diploma/Degree in Speech and Language Therapy

•           HCPC registration

Skills/Knowledge

•           An understanding of neurological rehabilitation

•           Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people

•           A working understanding of Speech and Language Therapy theory and its application to neuro rehabilitation.

•           Ability to assume responsibility for safe practice

•           High standard of written communication

•           Ability to work effectively within a multi disciplinary team

•           Ability to accept responsibility commensurate with the post

•           Evidence of good caseload and time management skills

•           Ability to appropriately delegate

•           Ability to maintain reflective practice and development of Physiotherapy skills

•           Experience of delivering Speech and Language assessments and treatment programmes

•           Experience of collaborative practice with various members of the team

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.

Closing Date

13/11/2018