Adult Community Speech and Language Therapist

Posted 04 November 2022
Salary £24 - £34 per hour
Job type Temporary
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Job description

The Speech and Language Therapy team at Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 6/7 Speech and Language Therapist to autonomously cover an adult community caseload. The purpose of this post is to provide a specialist level of expertise in the assessment and management of patients who have communication and/or swallowing disorders referred to the community SLT service for East Suffolk. The post holder will be based in the community, working in people’s own homes, care homes, community hospitals, as well as the clinic base. The service supports people with the full range of acquired conditions including stroke, progressive neurological disorders, functional disorders, dementia. The team also supports the provision to the local neuro-rehabilitation unit and the stroke ESD service. Participation in the triage rota for community referrals will be required. Some in-reach work to the acute inpatient service may be required.

Position: Speech and Language Therapist
Banding: 6/7
Location: Essex/Suffolk
Hours: Flexible - Part Time and Full Time Hours Available 
Duration: 3-6 months (with potential for an extension).
Essential skills:

  • HCPC registered
  • Relevant Speech and Language Therapy qualification
  • Preference to be dysphagia trained

Why Work for Maxxima? 

• Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks 
• Dedicated and experienced consultants 
• Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment 
• Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques 
• Practical assistance with professional body registration 
• A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments 

At Maxxima we’re the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We’ll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You’ll know who’s supporting you every step of the way and we’ll always have time to take your call. 

Contact us:

If you are interested in this role please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the team today, we will always be happy to talk to you. 

Reasonable adjustments: 

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement. 

Recommend a colleague: 

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive. 

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.