Hertfordshire
£26085 - £29071 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Speech & Language Therapist - Grade 5

Speech & Language Therapist – Grade 5
£26,085.25 – £29,071.04 per annum
Permanent, Full-time/Part-time

Are you a passionate SLT therapist looking for a new opportunity within one of Hertfordshire’s largest care and education providers?

St Elizabeth’s Centre is situated in 68 acres of blissful Hertfordshire parkland between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support children, young people and adults with Epilepsy and other complex needs of all ages in our Children’s Home, School, College, Residential Home and Day Centre. Over 150 adults and children call St Elizabeth’s their home; making us an inspirational place to do great work.

Our Health Agency is committed to providing high quality, holistic person-centred therapy and support enabling people to maximise their potential. We also work in partnership with GP’s, Psychiatrists, and lead Neurologists from both Great Ormond Street and the National Hospital for Epilepsy.

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 wellbeing and self-advocacy.

You’ll be a positive person who possess 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 does great work.

As a recognised Investor in People, we offer commitment to your CPD alongside other staff benefits such as:

- Life Assurance
- High Street retail/ leisure discounts
- Generous holidays
- Discounted gym membership
- Free on-site parking facilities
- On-site subsidised cafeteria
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- On site staff accommodation

For further information about St Elizabeth’s or to apply, please visit our website.

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check, fully funded by the Centre.

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

Registered Charity 1176777 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.

Ref: 96363
Posted on: 14 January 2021
Closed date: 12 February 2021
Job ref: 96363
Tags: Social Care/Development