Dysphagia Trained Band 6 Speech & Language Therapist– Chingford & Waltham Abbey
Salary - £28,500
Our client is responsible for the delivery of effective Speech and Language Therapy services for vulnerable adults residing in community rehabilitation units, residential and supported living services who present with learning disabilities and complex needs.
They are now looking to recruit an Senior SLT (Band 6) who will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, as an autonomous professional according to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy ‘Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct’ and the ‘ Health Professions Council Regulations’. Utilising Speech and Language Therapy skills to effectively assess, treat and provide on-going evaluation and support of patient.
Assess, treat and manage service users with communication and swallowing difficulties
Manage a caseload of service users with varying diagnosis and complex needs, using evidence based client centred principles.
Ensure development of junior staff through supervision, training and contribution to annual appraisal.
Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of clinical practice and service development within the area of Learning disabilities.
Contribute to maintenance and development of the SLT service.
Participate in information management to ensure high quality data which is recorded, evaluated & reported in a timely manner.
To support with the dysphagia caseload and train staff to raise awareness of dysphagia management in Learning Disabilities.
Essential Skills & Requirements:
A minimum of 2 years SLT clinical experience with adult population.
Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development.
Ability to reflect and develop own practice.
Ability to contribute towards the training of other staff/students.
Willingness to train in TMA.
Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent.
HCPC Registration - licence to practice.
Registered member of RCSLT.
Providing clinical supervision to others.
Previous experience in an adult clinical learning disability/mental health community rehabilitation setting.
Research experience beyond undergraduate training.
Experience within social services
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