Hertfordshire
£26,085.25 - £29,071.04 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Speech and Language Therapist (Grade 5)

£26,085.25 – £29,071.04 per annum
Permanent, Full-time

Are you a passionate SLT therapist looking for a new and rewarding opportunity?

Do you have experience of working within a special needs environment and possess excellent communication and observation skills?

St Elizabeth’s Centre provides holistic care together with learning, leisure and other opportunities for adults and children with severe epilepsy, learning difficulties and complex health needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, organised and compassionate Speech & Language Therapist to join our busy and friendly therapy team. You will work closely with colleagues of all disciplines to further develop the provision of Speech and Language Therapy and be responsible for providing clinical assessment, reports, therapy programmes, advice and training as an integrated resource across St Elizabeth’s. Working with the team you’ll take a holistic approach to support the needs of our service users, improving their quality of life by promoting their well-being and self-advocacy.

You’ll be a positive person who possesses excellent professional skills, has knowledge of potential communication and dysphagia difficulties associated with the Learning Disability population and knowledge of assessment tools and a range of appropriate therapeutic interventions relevant to the client group. This is a great opportunity for someone with a recognised Speech & Language Therapy degree, who is HCPC registered, to embark on a rewarding and fulfilling career within an organisation that changes lives.

We offer an excellent range of staff benefits including:

• Life Assurance
• High Street retail/ leisure discounts
• Generous holidays
• Discounted gym membership
• Free onsite parking facilities
• On site subsidised cafeteria
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• On site staff accommodation is available subject to eligibility.

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check, which is fully funded by St Elizabeth’s.

We reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

You may have experience of the following: Speech & Language Therapist, Therapy, Therapist, Speech and Language Programme, Youth Offending, Young People, Children, Adolescents, Challenging Behaviour, Sexually harmful behaviour, Complex Needs, Learning Disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, HCPC, RCSLT, Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Health and Care Professions Council, etc.

Posted on: 24 September 2020
Closed date: 21 October 2020
Job ref: 94421
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development