Speech And Language Therapist

Cygnet Health Care
Closing date
10 Jun 2022
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Speech and Language Therapist

Salary – up to £27,050 dependent on experience
Full-time, permanent
Cygnet Hospital Harrow, London Road, Harrow-in-the-Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3JL

This post is based In the Springs Services, a rehabilitation service comprised of 3 units for men with mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder at Cygnet Hospital Harrow. Individuals are supported through a specialist pathway from the Springs Unit (low secure), Springs Centre (rehabilitation) and onto the Springs Wing (open rehabilitation) enabling a continued focus on recovery through meaningful activity and engagement in local community initiatives. Our aim is to support service users to live as independently as possible.

This post would suit a newly qualified SLT looking for their first post or a recently qualified SLT wishing to build on post-graduate experiences to pursue a role working in the fields of Autism and Mental Health.

Five reasons you should apply!

A fixed caseload enabling the delivery of genuinely person-centred care and that supports intensive SLT-focused interventions
There is a strong focus on a Total Communication Approach and you will be well-resourced to continue develop an appealing and interactive TC Environment
Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills
An NQP development programme that supports the development of clinical, professional and personal skills and providing wide-ranging experiences and evidence towards the completion of NQP competencies
Clinical supervision from a highly experienced SLT with expertise in this field
Job Role  

As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to deliver an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within an in-patient service.  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 the Director of Speech and Language Therapy for Healthcare and the onsite service manager. You will be supported by an experienced SLT who is based at site.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:

Placement experience or strong interest in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Conditions
Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning
Knowledge of legislation and guidance relevant inpatient care
Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
Enthusiasm, motivation and passionIn return we offer:

Monthly Clinical Supervision from a highly experienced SLT in this field of practice and high quality support in completion of RCSLT NQP Competencies Framework
Access to over 50 SLTs working in like-for- like environments
Regular CPD, development and networking opportunities
Free meals and free parking during working hours
Employee referral scheme
Enhanced maternity
Free Health Cash plan
24 hours free GP support line
Free life assurance cover
Free eye tests
Car lease discounts
Discounted gym membership
Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
Pension scheme
Employee NHS - discount savings, Blue Light Card & “Cycle to Work” scheme
Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
COVID-19 compliant environmentsPlease note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply

Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity?  Please apply now. For more information please contact our recruiter Celia Jarvis (phone number removed) or Dominique St Clair Miller, Director of SLT for Healthcare (phone number removed).

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