Speech and Language Therapist

Recruiter
KPI Recruiting
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£30/hour
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Speech and Language Therapy

Salary details:
£30.00 p/hr working time
£15.00 p/hr driving time
16 hours

Our client is a private interdisciplinary practice, working with clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries such as, traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, amputees and complex orthopaedics.

With offices is based in North Wales; however, they cover a wide geographical area - Wales, North West / East, Midlands.

Looking for a speech and language therapist who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, organised and happy to travel.

Essential - HCPC registered, RSLT registered, car driver

Essential experience - Neuro rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury Adult

Desirable experience - Critical Care, Paediatrics, AAC

Hours - These roles will be taken on a 8 hour contract initially with the view of moving to a 16hr contract in the future.

Start Date - immediately

Pension - Staging date November 2017
The pay rates will be £30p/hr for working time and £15p/hr for driving time.

Job Purpose

- To take a senior role in Speech & Language Therapy (SLT) assessment and management of service users with communication, swallowing disorders, tracheostomy management, maintaining high standards of clinical care and working with in an interdisciplinary team frame work
- To take responsibility for the development and management of SLT service
- Ensure practice is evidence based where possible, using national SLT clinical standards
- To contribute to the interdisciplinary team development as requested by the company Director.
- To offer support to create best practice communicative environments

Key Accountabilities:

- Provide specialist management of communication and swallowing disorders for clients with acquired brain injury, neurological disorders and any other clinical diagnosis.
- To ensure accurate documentation of assessment, treatment and outcome measures are maintained
- To initiate and take a lead role in the development of SLT policies, guidelines and service developments
- To lead and undertake research and audit activity within the service at the request of the Director.
- To initiate and take a proactive role in the interdisciplinary team service developments
- Ensure the provision of a high quality SLT service and its place within the interdisciplinary team
- Coordinate the induction and training of all the wider interdisciplinary team members and key stake holders
- Take responsibility for own professional & personal development through performance and development reviews and attending all relevant training regular supervision at an appropriate level
- Ensure that all relevant codes of practice and regulations (MHA1983 & Care Standards 2000) are upheld
- Contribute and adhere to risk management strategies for an individual service users
- To participate in the initial assessment process of the service as requested by the Director
- To participate in outcome measurement and regular review of service delivery
- To comply with all company policies and procedures including Health & Safety and Fire Safety etc.

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