Specialist Speech & Language Therapist - Permanent - London

Posted 21 July 2023
Salary £42000 - £51000 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 a leading private hospital. We are currently looking for an experienced Specialist Speech & Language Therapist who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership for the service. This post is based in Central London, which is easily accessible via public transport.

About the role:
As a Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, you will be working in a clinical and service development capacity to ensure the service to patients is planned, delivered, and evaluated in line with evidence-based practice. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust service whilst seamlessly incorporating other centre services.

Your main responsibilities as a Specialist Speech & Language Therapist:
  • Provide a highly specialised speech and language therapy service to patient’s communication and swallowing disorders on the acute wards, including the intensive treatment units.
  • Assess and treat inpatients with communication, cognitive and / or swallowing problems, and independently manage an inpatient caseload
  • Provide comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments for each patient, to plan and implement treatment using a goal planning system within the interdisciplinary team.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date and concise treatment records detailing the individual patient’s treatment plan and progress.
What we are looking for in a Specialist Speech & Language Therapist:
  • Professional qualification in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Registered member of HCPC
  • Some experience in using FEES or VFS assessments would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience working within an in-patient setting
  • Experience in working with ITU patients
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Ria on 02033986694 or ria.atkinson@maxximagroup.com