Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Ref: CYG33390

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Views, DE4 3JP
£20,600 pro rata (£34,300 WTE)
Part Time
Closing date
Wednesday 29 November 2023

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Salary £20,600 pro rata (£34,300 WTE)
Hours: 24h per week (3 days)

Location: Cygnet Views, 22 Wellington Street, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3JP

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with a passion for delivering outstanding care and treatment, to join us at Cygnet Views, one of our Learning Disability High Dependency Support Units.

Cygnet Views supports up to 10 females who have a Learning Disability to develop coping strategies and learn new skills. We work hard to empower the individuals they care for and we use a range of therapy approaches to provide the best level of care. The primary goal is to enable them to move from the high dependency unit into their own home. 

This role would be suitable for an experienced Band 5 SLT who is looking to progress to the next stage of their career.

Choose a new a role that has the opportunities you need to grow.

At Cygnet Health Care our reputation for quality and innovation makes us an excellent choice at this key time in your career. In your role as an SLT in our team, you’ll be enabled to build your clinical knowledge, skills and experience whilst making a real difference to service user outcomes.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:

  • A Diploma/Degree in Speech and Language Therapy and current HCPC registration and RCSLT membership
  • Strong clinical and professional skills
  • Experience or a keen interest in the field of Learning Disability, Autism and Mental Health disorders
  • Dysphagia competencies desirable but not essential
  • A good knowledge of Inclusive Communication and how this can support those with Learning Disability, Autism and Mental Health disorders
  • A good knowledge of person-centred planning and coproduction
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • A flexible and responsive approach

Five reasons why you should make an application today…

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will assess, diagnose and play a key role in the management of those with a Learning Disability. As a Cygnet SLT you will have autonomy over your caseload and how you balance your time.
  • With excellent CPD opportunities and guidance from an experienced clinical supervisor, you will have the opportunity to progress your career and develop your skill-set.
  • You will be able to train others, promote good practice and maintain a successful inclusive communication environment.
  • You will have access to a network of over 50 SLTs!!! There are opportunities to network with within your specialism and across the wider service.
  • Cygnet has a strong focus on innovation and creativity, you will be given the opportunity to develop and consider new innovative approaches to best support individuals’ needs.

In return we’ll offer you:

  • An immediate peer network of SLTs working with those with a Learning Disability and Autistic People
  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
  • Routine service meetings with Cygnet Speech and Language Therapists
  • Meal provision on duty
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre including Blue light cards, Simply Health (private healthcare support), Smart Spending discounts, gym memberships and much more!
  • Pension scheme
  • Full induction training

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion or to find out more, please contact Celia Jarvis, Recruiter on 07702 847 341 or Dominique St Clair Miller, Director of SLT (Healthcare) on 07885 476 384.

Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity?  Please apply now.


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