Speech and Language Therapist

Recruiter
Social Care Direct
Location
Harrow on the Hill, Greater London
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I have an opportunity for an experienced Speech and Language therapist, this is an opportunity to work for a new service that specialises in rehabilitation for males within a locked rehabilitation service. The individuals have Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD), mental health problems and or challenging behaviour.
You will be responsible for identifying the needs of the client group within the service, delivering programmes to meet their identified needs as part of the MDT.

You will need to be HCPC Registered in order to apply for this role.

Duties:
• Supportive Multi-disciplinary team, including Advocates and Social Workers
• Manager a complex case load
• Assess, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate specialist speech and language therapy input independently, including assessment, diagnosis and management of patients with complex communication needs, challenging behaviour and other diagnosed/undiagnosed conditions, including providing or participating in Care Plans.
• To participate in the triage of patients highlighted as having eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties. To provide Care Plans if necessary and refer to specialist dysphagia services as required.
• To ensure that patients/carers are involved in the planning and prioritisation of individual Care Plans wherever possible

Experience:
• Experience of working with adults within a locked rehabilitation service
• Previous experience of participating in clinical governance/audit and research projects within local and national services.

All applicants must have
• To be a qualified healthcare professional
• HCPC membership

Salary
Circa £30,000 - £35,000 based on 37.5 hours per week

All applicants will be checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

If the role is of interest please click apply or contact Veronica on (Apply online only) for more information