15 Jul 2019

Full-Time Lead Speech & Language Therapist

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Job Description

I am currently working on behalf of an award winning care provider that is currently seeking a Lead Speech & Language Therapist to join their specialist care team. As a company they have Services providing a wide range of specialist residential health care services to adults Brain Injury and neurological conditions.

Job purpose:

  • Provide specialist management and management of communication and swallowing disorders.
  • To manage the SLT service in relation to staffing, service and organisational issues.
  • To ensure accurate documentation of assessment, treatment and outcome measures across the whole department are maintained.
  • To take an active part in the key worker scheme.
  • To initiate and take a lead role in the development of SLT dept policies, guidelines and service developments.
  • To lead and undertake research and audit activity within the SLT department and across the service at the request of the Head of Department.
  • To initiate and take lead role in the multi-disciplinary team service developments.
  • Ensure the provision of a high quality SLT service and its place within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Coordinate the induction and training of all new SLT staff, SLT students and participate in the induction and training of wider multi-disciplinary team members and key stake holders.
  • To organise and provide specialist training to SLT staff and the wider MDT in collaboration with other Head of Departments.
  • Take responsibility for the CPD, supervision and annual appraisal of SLT staff

In order to achieve this our Speech and Language Therapist should have:

  • Experience in the assessment/management of communication in adult’s brain Injury and/or neurological conditions.
  • Evidence of being able to work autonomously.
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • HCPC and RCSLT registered


If you are interested in the LEAD SALT opportunity above then please forward your up to date CV to russell.thompson@domusrecruitment.com or call 01628630104 to discuss things further.

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Job Categories: AHP/HSS. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Salary: £35,000-£39,999 and £40,000-£44,999.

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