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Speech and Language Therapist

Greenwich, London
£38,825 to £42,237
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
£38,825 to £42,237 per annum - 37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to be part of our welcoming and supportive team at our Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in South East London, with amazing opportunities for clinical development in neurorehabilitation. You will be working onsite at our inpatient centre across two units, the Heathside Neurodisability Unit for clients with complex physical neurodisability (Level 2a Unit), and the Thames Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit (Level 1 Unit) which works with clients with primary cognitive impairment and challenging behaviour. You will be a key part of an experienced and progressive SLT team in assessing and managing complex patients with communication, cognition, social and swallowing needs. You will be comfortable working as part of an effective and dynamic multidisciplinary team to ensure that patient-centred goals are at the core of our treatment. As a part of our SLT you will: Provide assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders and devise evidence-led programmes for patients at a specialist level Maintain high standards of clinical care in line with national guidance for excellence Work as a Named Therapist to ensure cohesive goal-setting and therapy and coordinating discharge Provide clinical supervision and informal mentoring of Speech and Language Therapy assistants and students where appropriate Participate in internal training (induction, mandatory training, MDT in-service). Ensure all relevant codes of practice and regulations are upheld Participate in service delivery audit and quality improvement initiatives For this role you will have: BSc or recognised Postgraduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy Current HCPC registration. Experience in working with aphasia, cognitive communication disorder, dysarthria, apraxia and dysphagia is necessary Possess excellent organisation and communication skills Experience in this specialist clinical area, including evidence of post-graduate training in working with people with acquired neurological impairments is desirable. Be an excellent interpersonal worker, maintaining consistent and effective workplace relationships Able to demonstrate initiative and creativity Specialist level dysphagia competency on RCSLT framework Our Benefits include: A rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team Comprehensive induction, mentoring and ongoing professional development in line with the role Active Rewards discounts at Supermarkets, High Street and Online Stores, Holidays and Days Out and much more Receive training and support along with regular supervisions Flexible working opportunities Wellbeing support and activities Enhanced sick pay Enhanced maternity pay Employee Assistance programme Pension contribution We're specialists in care and believers in people. Active Care Group are a pioneering national provider of complex care services, delivering pathways and better outcomes for people. We have a collaborative and holistic approach to care underpinned by proven clinical and therapeutic expertise. We specialise in supporting young people and adults with complex needs to make positive progress and lead happier, more independent lives. Our vision is a world where people with the most complex needs are surrounded by the collaborative, holistic and expert care they require and the kindness they deserve, to live a brighter future and their best lives
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  • Job Reference: 705689434-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Active Care Group
    Active Care Group
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Salary: £38,825 to £42,237
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent