Permanent Adult Speech and language Therapist

Posted 27 May 2021
Salary£30000 - £32000 per annum
LocationDarlington, Darlington, England
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSpeech and language therapist, Speech and Language Therapy Jobs
Reference29363
Contact NameMAXXIMA SPEECH

Job description

Maxxima are currently recruiting for a permanent Speech and Language Therapist to work in Darlington. The post will support a residential caseload alongside referrals from an Acute Inpatient Mental Health Service in Hexham.

As a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to lead on the development and delivery of an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within a mental health inpatient service and LD residential settings.  Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will use expert skills to assess, advise and intervene with the aim of promoting functional communication systems and optimal independence. You will be able to train others, promote good practice and maintain a successful total communication environment. You will be accountable to a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and an allocated Service Manager. Postgraduate qualification in the management of dysphagia is essential.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:
  • Strong clinical and professional skills
  • Experience in the field of Learning Disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Conditions.
  • Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning
In return we offer:
  • An immediate peer network in the North East consisting of 4 SLTs.
  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
  • Routine service meetings with Cygnet Speech and Language Therapists.
Position: Permanent Adult Learning Disabilities/Mental Health Speech and language Therapist
Location: Darlington
Hours: Full-Time
Duration: ASAP - permenant 
Essential skills 
  • Must be HCPC and RCSLT registered
  • SLT qualification
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.

Refer a friend

We know you'll love working with us, and so would your friends. So why not introduce us and earn some extra cash in the process?

The way it works is simple: if you introduce candidates who are 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.

*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.