Speech And Language Therapist
Ref: CYG35343

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Cedars, B9 5LY
£29,544 - £31,865 p/a (depending on experience)
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 15 April 2024

Speech & Language Therapist (Band 5)
£29,544-31,865 (depending on experience)
Full time - 40 hours a week
Base: Cygnet Cedars, 37 Broadway Avenue, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5LY

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

At Cygnet Health Care you’ll be exposed to the realities of healthcare delivery at the highest level, ensuring you continue to learn and build new skills as you develop. Our reputation for quality and innovation makes us an excellent choice at this key time, and means you’ll be able to build your experience whilst making a real difference to service user outcomes.

Advance your career with us in the ideal atmosphere to help you grow.

Cygnet Cedars is a 24-bed high dependency complex care service for men with a learning disability and associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge. We want the individuals in our care to make their own choices and live as independently as they are able to. To achieve this, our in-house MDT supports them with our Model of Care, which offers a psychology, speech and language and occupational therapy-led approach alongside psychiatry and nursing.

More information is available at: https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/locations/cygnet-cedars/

To find out more about Cygnet SLT please visit: https://join.cygnetjobs.co.uk/speech-language-therapy/ 

Job Role
We are looking for a Newly Qualified SLT to work with an exciting caseload to assess their speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and provide input into their therapeutic programmes that formulate part of their wider care pathway from admission to discharge. Working with individuals you will maximise their potential and to enable them to enjoy the best possible quality of life via the delivery of an evidence-based SLT service that promotes effective functional communication, social skills development, collaborative working and an appropriate total communication environment. The MDT and SLT clinical supervisor will support you to implement the approved pathway. You will be part of a companywide SLT service and there will be opportunities to contribute to service development initiatives as part of an SLT peer network working in the same clinical area of practice.

We're looking for people who have:

  • A degree / postgraduate diploma (or equivalent) in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Current or pending registration with HCPC (Health Care Professions Council)
  • Membership of the RCSLT (Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists)
  • This role is suitable for a newly qualified or soon-to-be qualified SLT
  • Placement experience in the field of Learning Disability or Autism
  • An understanding of SLT theory and interventions with a ‘hands on’ approach
  • Willingness to learn

In return, we will offer you:

  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
  • Monthly NQP Competencies Support
  • Quarterly SLT meetings with over 50 speech and language therapists from a range of specialisms and monthly meetings with the ALD peer network
  • Full induction training is given
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Free meals and free parking during working hours
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension
  • NHS discounts including Blue Light card along with employee rewards and discount benefits scheme
  • Free Health Cash plan
  • 24 hours free GP support line
  • Free life assurance cover
  • Discounted gym membership

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

For an informal discussion or to find out more, please contact Katie Dixon, Specialist Recruiter on 07436 256 225 or Dominique St Clair Miller, Director of SLT (Health Care) on 07885 476 384.

Please note vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received

Closing date: One month 

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