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Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist

Zoek Pin Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

£38890.00 - £44503.00 PerAnnum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 30 days ago

Major Healthcare is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

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We are currently looking to recruit a highly experienced Band 7 Speech & Language Therapist to work across three specialist neurological rehabilitation centres in Northampton, Bedford and Oxford.

Our patients present with a range of neurological disorders, including acquired brain injury and spinal injury, and comprising conditions such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumours, epilepsy, encephalitis, Alcohol-Related Brain Damage, and conditions such as Huntington's Disease.

Our southern services provide both specialist post-acute rehabilitation as well as community-based transitional rehabilitation.

This is a new role designed to offer the successful individual a chance to work more autonomously whilst taking a lead in planning, shaping and developing the services to meet their current service provision as well as cultivating them to evolve to meet future commissioning needs.

Key Responsibilities Assess, review and monitor the progress of all three services using a combination of formal and informal test materials and tools.

Setting and reviewing communication targets, strategies, and annual review reports.

Demonstrate an ability to assess and manage communication and swallowing disorders, underpinned by the evidence base and innovative approaches.

Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner and as part as a wider interdisciplinary team.

Liaising with staff so that therapy techniques and strategies can be disseminated and feedback obtained.

Support and advise colleagues on all issues concerned with speech and language practice and provide expert clinical consultation and professional guidance to the interdisciplinary teams at each unit.

Develop enhanced skills and maintain CPD through self-directed learning, clinical supervision, mentorship and structured training sessions with speech and language therapy colleagues and the interdisciplinary team.

Responsible for the development, and clinical training and supervision of speech and language therapy students, therapy technicians, rehabilitation assistants and peers.

Support the Service Managers and the Regional Clinical Neuropsychologist in delivering and developing the services.

Ensure the development and standardisation of high quality, innovative, and evidence based speech and language based rehabilitation practice across the Region.

Attend regular staff meetings to promote a multidisciplinary team approach and to provide specialist advice relating to the appropriate.

Attending Multidisciplinary Meetings and Annual Review Meetings as required.

The salary for this exciting new role is up to £44,503 depending on experience.

Successful Candidates Registered member of RCSLT and HCPC.

Hold a professional Speech and Language Therapy degree or equivalent.

Experience working with adults with neurological conditions & in treatment of adults presenting with complex, acquired neurological disorders.

Excellent communication skills, empathy, team player.

Driving Licence and access to own vehicle.

Additional benefits include: Company Pension 4 Weeks Sick Pay Employee Assistance Programme Retail Discount Scheme Please call Leanne Irving######### or apply online for more information about this exciting new role.

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