Adult Neuro Lead Speech and Language Therapist - Tonbridge - Permanent

Posted 28 November 2023
Salary £38890 - £47672 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Speech and language therapistSpeech and Language Therapy (SLT) Jobs
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Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Adult Neuro Lead Speech and Language Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Tonbridge, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Lead Speech and Language Therapist, you will be working in a specialised acute adult neuro rehabilitation private hospital service. You'll work with patients who suffer from Acquired Brain Injury, stroke, progressive neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Disease. The hospital is set in 17-acres of stunning parkland offering unique and peaceful surroundings, ideal to maximise rehabilitation.

What’s in it for you as a Lead Speech and Language Therapist:
  • Pension scheme
  • Hybrid remote working
  • Discounted or Free meals whilst on duty
  • Overtime/Bank Holiday Pay enhancements
  • Length of Service enhancements
  • Monthly Staff recognition schemes
  • Retention Bonus / Energy Payment
Your main responsibilities as a Lead Speech and Language Therapist:
  • Assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing for patients with highly complex physical and cognitive impairments caused by neurological insult and acquired brain injury         
  • Working with Tracheostomy patients
  • Ensure effective delivery of the service through professional leadership, operational management, supervision and guidelines to SLT staff
  • Manage and further develop the Speech and Language Therapy annual audit programme and report all research and audit activities
What we are looking for in a Lead Speech and Language Therapist:
  • Degree in Speech and Language Therapy
  • HCPC and RCSLT registered
  • Evidence of successful completion of Dysphagia Training
  • Tracheostomy experience
  • Lead therapist experience in neuro setting 
Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or