Senior Specialist SaLT – Neuro rehabilitation


Job Description

Specialist SaLT – Neurorehabilitation
Salary : £(Apply online only) PER ANNUM
Location: Glasgow
Hours: 35 hours per week Monday – Friday 9-5 pm
Contract: Permanent role

Appoint Healthcare are proud to partner with an extremely reputable leading national provider of health and social care services for young people and adults with neurological, mental health needs and learning disabilities. Together we are seeking a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist for their Neurological Centre in Glasgow

About the role:
This service works with people who have to cope with a range of cognitive, physical and / or emotional symptoms following a severe brain injury. Rehabilitation is based on a neurobehavioral approach and focuses on enabling service users to function more independently and to participate in as many of their previous roles and activities as possible, while developing their lives with privacy, dignity and respect.
We are looking for a Senior Specialist SaLT who wants to develop their experience by working in our highly regarded service; providing strategic, professional leadership to the multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work as autonomous speech and language therapist within your multidisciplinary team
  • Assess how a person’s communication impacts on their day to day life and provide intervention as appropriate.
  • Work with the person and their social network to problem solve and overcome barriers.
  • Assess communication and provide a management plan and rehabilitation (as appropriate) seeking specialist assessments as required
  • Provide training to staff and our service users social network
  • Be integral to service and organisational development.

You will need:
The successful applicant will have

  • a Degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Achieved Dysphagia Competencies
  • A wide range of experience in hospital or residential settings
  • Specialist knowledge of SaLT models and interventions in ABI e.g. social communication, cognitive communication, communication partner training.
  • Knowledge and experience of speech and language therapy outcome measures.
  • Minimum 4 years qualified experience encompassing complex case management.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with adults with neurological conditions or 4+ years post registration experience in an alternative clinical setting.

What we can offer you:

  • A salary of between £46224 – £53789 per annum plus a welcome bonus of £3000
  • 38 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) (pro rata)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • CPD opportunities and we may support further professional development
  • Excellent training and support
  • Group life assurance
  • Company Pension
  • Eye voucher scheme
  • Long service and staff awards
  • Free parking
  • Nationwide employee staff discounts incl. eating out and shopping
  • Blue Light Card: provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, I would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV / click apply. If you would like more information about this position, please call Amy Parker on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to (url removed)

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