Highly Specialist Speech And Language Therapist

Cygnet Health Care
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (part time)

Location: Cygnet Hospital Bury
Salary: up to £27,449 (pro rata)
Hours: 24 hours per week

Are you an enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist looking for new challenges, career development and looking to apply your experience in mental health?

We have an excellent full time opportunity at Cygnet Hospital Bury. This service provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men, women and young people.

We are looking for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to lead the SLT service at this location and to work within our CAMHS services.

In this role you will provide high quality assessment and therapy and plan and implement programmes of care in individual or group settings using evidence-based practice, providing specialist clinical advice to others regarding the management and care of patients with communication difficulties and/or hearing impairment. You will lead the development of the SLT service at this location and oversee 3 other SLTs working in CAMHS and the Deaf services.

To see detailed information about this location please click here.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You'll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts - as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits - to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

In this role you will:
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Deliver a clinical service for a complex client group, using a range of skills and knowledge in assessment and intervention methods within a coherent framework
  • Coordinate the delivery of teaching/training to staff at the site
  • Lead in the planning, development and evaluation of the Speech and Language Therapy service
  • Receive expert clinical supervision and peer support
  • Be part of a national network of 50 Cygnet-employed SLTs

Why Cygnet? We will offer you...
  • Salary up to £27,449 (depending on experience)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service
  • Study leave & support with CPD opportunities
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free meals on duty & cycle to work scheme
  • Access to the NHS Discount Scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit, providing fitness programmes, nutrition consultation & health checks

We are looking for someone who is / has...
  • A Diploma/Degree in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Post-graduate qualification in dysphagia (desirable)
  • HCPC-registered and membership with the RCSLT
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the client population (CAMHS)
  • Good understanding of core Speech and Language Therapy skills and current best practice in Speech and Language Therapy

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding'. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

What next?
If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you.
Click the link to apply.

Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

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