(KS59) Lead Speech and Language Therapist

Greater Manchester | £47,000.00 - 50,000.00 Per Annum (Plus Bens )

We are delighted to be working with a private hospital based in the North of England who currently are offering a Lead Speech and Language Therapist.

In this role you will provide high quality assessment, implement plans for care programmes in group or individual settings using approaches that are evidence based. Specialist clinical advice to other staff surrounding the management and care of service users with communication difficulties and/or hearing impairment is also a part of your role. You will lead the SLT service and its development at these locations and oversee a team of SLTAs working in a culturally diverse in-patient setting.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • To provide a high standard of Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) assessment and intervention to people within St Mary’s Hospital and All Saints. Also other local settings as required (such as conducting dysphagia assessments in the absence of another Lead SLT). The person will have a particular specialism in working with people with mental health, Acquired Brain Injury, ASD and/ or LD. Experience of working with people who are deaf is also advantageous.
  • To contribute to the continued development of a high-quality therapeutic service.
  • To manage a complex clinical caseload ensuring high standards of care that is flexible to the needs of the person using evidence based / person centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate intervention.
  • To provide specialist Dysphagia assessment and intervention to patients, utilising competencies and experience at a specialist practitioner level.
  • Degree in Speech & Language Pathology
  • Current HCPC registration.
  • RCSLT Membership.
  • Evidence of Post-graduate study.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Leadership and service management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written.
  • Ability to adopt a systematic approach
  • Clinical reasoning skills
  • Training and education skills
  • Able to work independently and show initiative
  • Expert knowledge in dysphagia and communication disorders
  • Experience in delivering group or individual based interventions.

Job Benefits:
  • A welcome bonus of £2500
  • Training opportunities i.e. Dysphagia
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

If this role is of interest to you, please upload your CV via the website or alternatively you could email your CV to kavins@ksgmedical.co.uk