Wakefield
Clinical Services
£31,988 - £40,865
Permanent
37.5
28 Oct 2020
 

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual who is looking for the next step in their career. We are looking to appoint a Senior/Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team at our new residential children’s service Ivy Lane School and Ivy Lane Close in Wakefield, which will be opening in the New Year.

You will be a key part of the multi-disciplinary team within the services and you will also be part of our large Therapeutic Services team, comprising Behaviour Therapists, Clinical Psychologists and Speech and Occupational Therapists, all working alongside clinical assistants.

You will provide a service to the individuals who live within the group and to ensure that each person’s communication needs are met within a Positive Behavioural Support framework. You will work to support individuals within the service to develop skills to enable them to become more independent and able to live a lifestyle of their choosing. You will also be able to support with the management of individuals safe eating and drinking experiences.
 
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About You

To be successful in this role you will have a Speech and Language Therapy professional qualification, and a current professional registration with HCPC.

For Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist applicants you will be educated to or working towards a Master’s degree or have equivalent experience in a subject relevant to clinical requirements of post for example a Speech and Language Masters condition specific such as Autism or Learning Difficulties.

You will have knowledge of learning disability and/or autism, associated mental health difficulties and Dysphagia.

For an informal discussion, please contact Erica Craig, Head of Speech and Language Therapy on 01302 866906 ext 1709 or 07384 461423


About Us

Here are a number of employee benefits we offer:
 
  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
  • Routine service meetings
  • Up to 40 days annual leave dependent on experience including bank holidays
  • Free Parking

You can find out more about the work we do within the Hesley Group by watching our short films at www.hesleygroup.co.uk

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