Location Essex
Job type Temporary
Salary £24 - £28 per hour
Reference 22527
Date posted June 18, 2020
Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to work in Essex. As a continuously growing region, the candidate will have the chance to explore the location for it’s different cuisines, the history behind Essex and all round entertainment! By choosing to work in Essex, you will be welcomed to a pleasant working environment.

Position: SLT - Adult Community
Banding: 6
Location: Essex
Hours: Monday - Friday
Duration: ASAP - 2 Months (with potential for an extension).
Essential skills: Dysphagia, car driver, HCPC registered, experience swallowing and communication disorders
Ideal skills: Experience in a community setting

  • To work as part of the service team to provide continuing care for people with communication and/or swallowing difficulties in the community.
  • To develop specialist skills in the management of people with a range of acquired and progressive neurological conditions.
  • To develop skills in the assessment and management of adults with disorders of voice and fluency.
  • To support the assistant practitioners running Talking Matters stroke groups and Parkinson’s disease speech maintenance groups
  • To be responsible and accountable for the independent prioritisation and management of own clinical caseload.
  • To make a differential diagnosis of communication and swallowing difficulties on the basis of specialist formal and informal clinical assessments; to ensure that all interventions are based on accurate, appropriate and sufficient assessment.
  • To support and facilitate all patients in expressing their own views and needs, to enable them to take an active part in the planning of treatment.
  • To use clinical assessment of patients’ communication skills to support decision making about a patient’s capacity to consent to interventions and make decisions affecting future management.
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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.