Location Cambridge
Job type Temporary
Salary £17 - £22 per hour
Reference 22425
Date posted June 11, 2020
Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 5 Speech and Language Therapist to work in Cambridgeshire. Cambridgeshire is home to one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. The county is also full to the brim with interesting things to see, special places to go and experiences to keep everyone busy.

Banding: 5
Location: Cambridgeshire
Hours: 21 hours per week
Duration: ASAP - 3 Months (with potential for an extension).
Essential skills: Dysphagia trained, HCPC registered

The successful candidate must have minimum 1-2 years' experience of working with adults with neurological conditions within either an acute, rehabilitation or community setting. The job will also offer the candidate commitment and encouragement with CPD, including excellent training opportunities, clinical supervision and peer group support.

Main duties:
  • The candidate will be involved in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a range of adults with acquired brain injury, including social-communication impairments and challenging behaviour.
  • Working as an independent clinical professional with knowledge and skills, problem solving and clinical reasoning in a specialist area
  • Managing, with support and supervision, and prioritise a caseload of clients with complex mental/physical health needs and/or challenging behaviour
  • Using evidence based/client centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, plan, implement and evaluate intervention
  • Facilitating complex discharge packages of care and give advice and information to other disciplines and agencies
  • Contributing to the training and development of others when required
  • Participating in the planning, development and evaluation of Speech and language therapy Services within a designated area/team, holding responsibility for defined projects
  • Supervising other members of staff, e.g. Rehabilitation Support Workers, in carrying out the programmes the Speech and Language Therapist has devised

Why work with Maxxima?

The minute you register with Maxxima we make it about one thing: you. The first time we talk you'll realise we know your speciality inside out.

Our expert recruitment consultants are here to find you the very best opportunities and help you every step of the way in securing the best placement. We hold preferred or sole supplier status with many clients which means you'll have access to a range of opportunities that can't be found anywhere else.

We always act in your best interests, talking with you and listening to you. You're an individual. A professional; not a resource.

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 our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.