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Speech and Language Therapist




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£24000-£28000 per annum (dependent on experience)


37,5 hours per week

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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.


Through our services at The Priory Burton Park we provide specialist neurobehavioral rehabilitation for people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), including Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and stroke or a progressive neurological condition.

Our treatment programmes work towards reducing challenging behaviour and optimising functional skills for all our patients. Our goal-focused assessment process aims to maintain our patients' quality of life through rehabilitation and support.

The Priory Burton Park is a 50 bed inpatient rehabilitation facility, split across 3 units:

• Warwick Lodge – Progressive Neurological Conditions

• Cleves Lodge – ABI (including slow stream rehabilitation) and neurobehavioral disability

• Dalby Unit – Female only unit, ABI or Progressive Neurological Conditions

The Priory Burton Park is situated in the historic town of Melton Mowbray, a thriving market town in Leicestershire. Here patients can access local amenities such as a leisure centre, cinema, shops, restaurants and cafés to support their full rehabilitation programme.

Our Speech and Language Therapist role includes:

Working as an autonomous practitioner providing highly specialist assessments, diagnosis and management of patients with swallowing and communication disorders.

Providing leadership for developing and evaluating the SLT provision for specific aspects of the service as well as providing SLT to own caseload at a specialist level.

Developing and delivering training programmes to ensure increased awareness of communication and/or swallowing difficulties and their management.

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

Relevant training and qualifications including dysphagia training

HCPC membership

RCLST membership


An understanding of neuro-behavioural rehabilitation;

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people;

A working understanding of SLT theory and its application to neuro-behavioural rehabilitation;

Experience of working with challenging behaviour;

High standard of written communication

Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team

Evidence of good caseload and time management skills

Ability to maintain reflective practice and development of SLT skills.

Experience of delivering SLT assessments and treatment programmes

Experience of collaborative practice with various members of the team

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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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.


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.

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