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Speech & Language Therapist




Burton Park, Warwick Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£26,000 - £36,000



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Burton Park is a neurobehavioural locked rehabilitation hospital for patients with acquired brain injury and neuroprogressive conditions patient displaying co-existing neuropsychiatric conditions and challenging behaviour.

There are three wards offering 50 beds. Warwick Lodge, Dalby and Cleves. A variety of care pathways are available, including acute and longer-term neurobehavioural rehabilitation and person-centred care, emphasising the least restrictive setting.

The multi-disciplinary team includes psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, physiotherapy, social workers and medical.

Burton Park is a member of the Independent Neurorehabilitation Providers Alliance (INPA). 

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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.

The role holder will require at least 2-3 years experience including some experience within the specialised area and keep up-to-date with the latest research and developments in speech and language therapy and contribute to the development and implementation of new techniques, methods and interventions that improve and enhance the speech and language therapy service offered within the Priory Group. The majority of problem solving is thus based on acquired knowledge and experience, although some adaptive thinking will be required in translating best practice and research into practical operational solutions.

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: 

•   Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•   33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

•   Online benefits and cashback rewards

•   Cycle to work scheme

•   SMART Childcare Vouchers

•   A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

•   Private Medical Insurance Scheme

•   Life Assurance

•   Free meal while on duty

•   Employee Assistance Services


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