Speech and Language Therapist (Maternity Cover)

  • Job Reference: 00096239-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £26,520 to £37,890
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Enjoy a rewarding career at The Woodhouse as a Speech & Language Therapist, where you will help some of the most vulnerable people in society shape and develop their communication skills to build a brighter future.

You will work 37.5 alongside a multidisciplinary team, where you'll provide person-centred care for people with a learning disability and/or Autism. Gaining experience across low secure and locked rehabilitation environments to support better health and greater independence.

With experience from the NHS or private sector, you'll have a natural way with people as you listen and support individuals with learning disabilities and autism in ensuring that their communication needs are assessed and supported with evidence-based interventions. You will design and deliver group and individual activities, assessments, interventions and treatments to support their care plans and promote recovery as they overcome communication and swallowing difficulties.

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.

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.

Your responsibilities:

To provide assessment, diagnosis and appropriate speech and language therapy intervention for people referred to the service
Demonstrate specialist knowledge in communication and swallowing disorders
Contribute to the assessment and information-gathering regarding service users' mental capacity and ability to give informed consent
Assist service user's to maximise their independence in decision-making and communicating their wishesTo be successful in this role, you'll need

To be a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, and be registered with HCPC
Experience in a similar environment
Evidence of continuing Professional DevelopmentWhat you will get

Annual salary between £26,520 - £37,890 (DOE) Pro Rata
£5,000 Welcome Bonus
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training - including supported study time
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check 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 80 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