Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2021
Closes
28 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Introduction

Work 37.5 hours a week as a Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist across two services in Manchester and be the reason why lives change for the better.

Joining the team at The Spinney and All Saints Hospital, you will have previous experience in mental health as you help some of the most vulnerable people build a brighter future, and get to enjoy the satisfaction that brings.

Both services support people with mental health needs with The Spinney being a purpose-built medium to low service offering care to men with personality disorder and/or mental needs, and All Saints Hospital providing care for people who are deaf or have complex communication needs.

You will know one or two things about communication as you build one-to-one rapports, lead group therapeutic group sessions, provide specialist SALT assessments, interventions and treatment and contribute towards MDT assessments and work.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth.

Your responsibilities

Manage complex cases, cultural and linguistic differences, and to generate strategies.

To demonstrate specialist knowledge in communication and swallowing disorders.

To contribute to the assessment and information-gathering regarding service users' mental capacity and ability to give informed consent with support from senior colleagues, and to assist service user's to maximise their independence in decision-making and communicating their wishes.

To be successful in this role, you'll need

To be registered with HCPC

Qualified Speech & Language Therapist

To have experience of managing a caseload involving assessment and treatment of dysphagia

Experience in Mental Health

Evidence of continuing Professional Development

Prior experience of working with people within the deaf community would be beneficial.

What you will get

Annual salary of ??44,000 (DOE)

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

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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