Speech and Language Therapist - Permanent

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust logo
Posted 21 April 2023
Salary £35360 - £41594 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Speech and language therapistSpeech and Language Therapy (SLT) Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with one of the UK’s provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities. We are currently looking for an experiencedSpeech and Language Therapist, who can provide overall support to children. This post is based in Royston which is accessible via public transport.

About the role:
As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will be based at a School and Children’s Home providing education, care and therapeutic support for children aged 6-19 years and includes a dysphagia caseload. 

What’s in it for you as a Speech and Language Therapist:

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • Perk Box- offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Car lease scheme

Your main responsibilities as a Speech and Language Therapist:

  • Manage and prioritise a paediatric caseload including communication and dysphagia needs and carry out comprehensive communication, swallowing, eating and drinking assessments

  • Provide advice on suitability and therapy needs of prospective students

  • Provide individual aims for communication and eating and drinking as part of the MDT for Individual Education Plans

  • Provide individual programmes for communication, assistive technology, swallowing and feeding

  • Deliver speech and language interventions to individuals, small groups or within the classroom as required

  • Maintain concise clinical recording in accordance with professional guidelines

  • Monitor eating and drinking support practice and provide training as required

  • Work with staff and family members to ensure consistent, joined up communication support

  • Make onward referrals for specialist assessment or advice in respect of AAC or dysphagia

  • Provide induction and individualised training as required

  • Supervise and line manage speech and language therapy assistant(s)

What we are looking for in a Speech and Language Therapist:

  • Speech and Language Therapy degree at graduate or masters level

  • Certificate to practise Speech and Language Therapy

  • Registered member of RCSLT and HCPC

  • Post-graduate dysphagia training

  • Competencies at Level C of RCSLT Eating, Drinking and Swallowing Competency Framework (EDSCF)

  • Experience working with children and young people with SEND, PMLD, ASD, complex communication, swallowing and feeding needs

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 lucy.holmes@maxximagroup.com