Highly Specialist Speech And Language Therapist

DescriptionHighly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist [Band 7 equivalent]
Salary: up to £45,150 [18,060]
Hours: Part time [16h per week]
Base: Cygnet Hospital Wyke [Adarna Ward] & Adarna House, Bradford
Are you a Band 7 who would like to explore a more rewarding managerial and clinical challenge in Mental Health - ASD Services? Are you ready to develop your managerial and clinical skills? We want to recruit an exceptional SLT to this post.
Adarna Ward is our 15-bed rehabilitation service, at Cygnet Hospital Wyke, for men with mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
Individuals can continue along the specialist pathway to Adarna House, a new 9-bed step-down service 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.
Responsible for:
As a Highly Specialist 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 setting.  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.  Screening, assessing and managing eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties would also form part of this role
You will be accountable to the Director of Speech and Language Therapy [Healthcare] and the onsite service manager
You would also be responsible for the supervision of an SLT [Band 5 equivalent] providing input to Adarna Ward.
5 reasons why you should make an application today…
We care about people in our services
Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills
You will have supervision from the Clinical Lead SLT for LD and ASD Hospitals and line management from the clinical manager at Cygnet Hospital Wyke  
National network of over 50 SLTs in the Cygnet Heath Care within different specialisms including LD and ASD, CAMHS, Older Adults Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry and Social Care
Fixed caseload number to support intensive SLT-focused interventionsThe Successful Candidate should be/have:
A registered Speech and Language Therapist with the HCPC [Health Care Professions Council]
Experienced in the field of adult mental health and/or ASD
Dysphagia qualified [desirable]
An understanding of SLT process/interventions and can take a “hands on” approach
Excellent communication and time management skills
Passionate about student educationIn return we will offer you:
Expert monthly Clinical Supervision from a highly experienced SLT in this field of practice
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 lin
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 environmentsRequirements
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dominique St Clair Miller, Director of SLT [Healthcare] on [phone number removed]
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