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Date Added: Tue 01/12/2020

Specialist Speech And Language Therapist - Dysphagia

Staffordshire, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £19 - £22 / hourly

NHS Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Dysphagia

Duration:             Temporary, 3 months

Location:             Stoke on Trent - Community Role

Hours:                  Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Rate:                     NHS Band 6, £19-£22 per hour (Via an umbrella Company)

The role for the Speech and Language Therapist will initially be working from home but may involve clinic/home assessments, details to be discussed at interview. For this position, they are looking at an immediate start. The initial duration expectation is 3 months.

Outline duties below:

  • Working closely with uni/multi-disciplinary teams/agencies in addressing a range of care/support issues across the spectrum of conditions, preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving the health and wellbeing of the population served
  • Assessing new service user referrals and care/support needs. Assesses service users and formulates, develops, implements and evaluates programmes of treatment /care/support for individuals, families and carers
  • Assessing, diagnosing and managing complex/specialist communication disorders and/or dysphagia, using highly developed auditory and perception skills in transcribing and analysing service user's speech. Providing evidence based outcomes following assessment and intervention
  • Experience of working with adults with complex acquired disorders of communication and swallowing is essential. Competencies in tracheostomy management and videofluoroscopy are desired
  • To participate in the organisations, delivery and development of Speech and Language interventions
  • Carrying out a clinical caseload in communication and dysphagia providing specialised Speech and Language Therapy to adults with a learning disability with a range of highly complex needs in a variety of settings
  • Providing specialist clinical support and supervision to other Speech and Language Therapists, assistants, students and members of the multi-disciplinary team

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Leah Waldron, Leo Steeden or Thomas Brown on 0121 616 0660 or alternatively email #removed#

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