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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Ref: CYG36961

Cygnet Hospital Bury Forestwood, BL8 2BS
£36,807 p/a
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 1 August 2024

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (Band 6 equivalent)

Salary: £36,807
Hours: Full-time, 40h per week
Contract: permanent

Choose a new a role that has the opportunities you need to grow.
At Cygnet Health Care, our reputation for high quality care and innovation makes us an excellent choice as an employer as we will ensure you continue to develop clinical and non-clinical skills whilst making a positive impact to service-user outcomes.

About Cygnet Bury:
At Cygnet Bury we are focused on individual outcomes informed by evidence-based interventions and a multidisciplinary care pathway; we are home to specialist units for ongoing and intensive care and support. Alongside full educational provision for young people experiencing mental health problems. 

We are looking for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to work across our CAMHS wards. Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a CAMHS service supporting young people aged between 12-18 with a range of mental health needs in low secure, psychiatric intensive care and acute environments.

The aim of the service is to help young people stabilise and return home as soon as possible.  You will provide high quality assessment and therapy and plan and implement programmes of care in individual or group settings using evidence-based practice, providing specialist clinical advice to others regarding the management and care of patients with communication difficulties. You will produce reports reflecting specialist knowledge of a service-user needs and summarise the progress of clinical interventions along with maintaining service-user case notes in line with the standards of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and local hospital policies.

You will be responsible for providing clinical supervision to a recently qualified practitioner.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver a clinical service for a complex client group, using a range of skills and knowledge in assessment and intervention methods within a coherent framework.
  • Deliver teaching/training to staff at the site, under the guidance of a supervising Speech and Language Therapist.
  • Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of the Speech and Language Therapy service.
  • Provide clinical supervision to a recently qualified SLT

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:

  • A Diploma/Degree in Speech and Language Therapy and Current State Registration with HCPC and membership of professional body (RCSLT)
  • Strong clinical and professional skills
  • Experience or keen interest in the field of CYP and Mental Health Conditions
  • Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion

In return we offer:

  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team and 3 on-site SLTs
  • Routine service meetings with other CAMHS SLTs
  • Meal provision on duty
  • A host of benefits and rewards such as company pension, reward scheme, employee discount centre including NHS discounts and Blue Light Card, health benefits, gym memberships and more.
  • Easy clinical resources ordering
  • Access to over 50 SLTs as part of the Cygnet SLT team with a range of experience and skills.

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.  

All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Do you want the opportunity to grow? If so, please ‘apply now’.

Closing date: 1 month 

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