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Speech and Language Therapist

Reference

PRI56043

Location

Mildmay Oaks, Odiham Road, Winchfield,Hook, Hampshire RG27 8BS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£19,574.28 - Pro-Rata (£39,148.55 FTE)

Hours

18.75

Job Advert Role Description

Mildmay Oaks is a low secure and locked rehabilitation service for men with learning disability and autism spectrum disorder, and for women with learning disability. 

As a Speech and Language therapist you will provide specialist speech and language therapy assessment, interventions, treatments and differential diagnosis for adults with complex needs within therapeutic group sessions.

 

You will build one-to-one rapport with service users to encourage engagement during sessions. This will see you manage a complex caseload with cultural and linguistic differences and generate appropriate strategies for caseload management to help them develop and improve their communication skills, using evidence based and patient centred principles to assess, plan implement and evaluate interventions for service users with communication and/or swallowing difficulties . 

 

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team in n joint therapeutic interventions and project and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth.

 

Line management responsibility, in liaison with other clinical leads.

 

 

Duties:

 

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.

Manage the Speech and Language Therapy department in the development and implementation of communication strategies 

Address therapeutic issues and strategies in respect of any service user within the hospital

Evaluate service users communication and/or swallowing difficulties by undertaking formal and informal assessments involving observation and the administration, scoring and interpreting of various tests in order to assess the therapeutic needs of the service users

Interpret results of speech and language therapy evaluations and observations and encapsulate these in written reports to be submitted for service users CPA’s  

To provide specialist education, training and advice to patients, carers, other health care professionals, students, and voluntary organisations

Undertake audits and contributing to research in the provision of treatment, to service users with communication and other disorders 

Provide written and verbal reports as appropriate, enabling all parties involved to fully understand the nature of the persons' communication and swallowing disorders

To devise, monitor, supervise and evaluate the implementation of communication and other intervention programmes carried out by other health professionals, volunteers and carers

Provide teaching and training to the wider team

Develop, prepare and maintain therapeutic materials, and supervise the SLTA to create and maintain a body of appropriate SLT resources

Support and facilitate group therapy activities.

Identify own training needs and attend appropriate training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills, as approved by the General manager and Head Teacher

Attend Ward Rounds, Care Programme Approach’s, Care and Treatment Review’s and any other meetings as required for your caseload

Help to ensure that service users are monitored and protected at all times, being alert to signs of distress or abuse 

 

To be successful in this role, you'll need

To be registered with HCPC

Full RCSLT membership

Experience in managing a caseload involving assessment and treatment of dysphagia

Experience of working service users with X

Evidence of continuing Professional Development

 

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

23/12/2021