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Speech & Language Therapist

Posted 15 days ago

Are you a seasoned Speech and Language Therapist eager to make a profound impact in the lives of others? Your quest for opportunity ends here! Sanctuary Personnel recognises the invaluable contribution you bring, and we're here to offer unwavering support every step of the way. As a distinguished recruitment agency boasting a TrustPilot score of 4.9/5 with nearly 1000 reviews, we prioritise the power of personalised connections. We're actively seeking Speech and Language Therapists with UK experience to join our team and embark on a fulfilling journey with our client.*Job Title:* Speech and Language Therapist*Location:* Ipswich, Suffolk*Salary:* £17.03 - £17.73 per hour*Benefits:** \*\* GOLDEN HELLO BONUS £3000 SUBJECT TO T & C'S* 38 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) (pro rata)* Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)* Excellent training and support* Company Pension* Group life assurance* Eye voucher scheme* Long service and staff awards* Free parking* Nationwide employee staff discounts incl. eating out and shopping* Blue Light Card: provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store*About Our Client:*Our client is providing a therapy-led level 2 specialist neuro-rehabilitation service and specialist neurological care to residents with a range of neurological conditions. They provide a holistic environment alongside a wide staff skill set, allowing them to optimise clients' health and wellbeing, maximise their independence, and support their emotional and social needs. Their new building provides an excellent working environment, offering the space for well-established group working; currently including breakfast group, upper limb group, and rehab champions group.*Key Responsibilities:** To apply the neurobehavioural approach to brain injury, demonstrating knowledge of current research findings, and best practice in the field.* To manage and prioritise a caseload of People We Support with complex mental/physical health needs and/or challenging behaviour.* To use evidence-based practice, service user centred principles and clinical reasoning to assess, plan, implement and evaluate intervention.* To undertake comprehensive assessments, considering environment, context and future plans, of People We Support in order to formulate appropriate o rehabilitation goals o care plans o communication and dysphagia therapy programmes o referrals* To overcome barriers in communication in order to actively engage People We Support in assessment, rehabilitation and discharge planning to gain valid informed consent. Where necessary, work within a legal framework with People We Support who lack capacity to consent to treatment.* To seek consent from People We Support or advocate to include and share information with family, carers and other stakeholders, respecting everyone’s right to confidentiality.* To provide information about service user’s communication abilities and support needs.* To complete swallowing assessments, providing recommendations, care plans, onward referrals and training for all staff in the safe management and rehabilitation of dysphagia.* To be aware of and comply with responsibilities regarding risk management and safeguarding and look for ways to improve, taking action as required, helping others to do same.* To complete risk assessments and find ways to improve health and safety within work area if required.* To exercise duty of care in all aspects of role.*About You:** Degree in Speech and Language Therapy.* Registered with the HCPC* Achieved Dysphagia Competencies* A wide range of experience in hospital or residential settings* Specialist knowledge of SaLT models and interventions in ABI e.g. social communication, cognitive communication, communication partner training.* Knowledge and experience of speech and language therapy outcome measures.* Minimum 4 years qualified experience encompassing complex case management* Minimum 2 years’ experience working with adults with neurological conditions or 4+ years post registration experience in an alternative clinical setting.If you desire more than just a job, we want you. Join our team and be there when it matters. Apply now through Sanctuary Personnel.INDDISATRUSTJob Types: Full-time, PermanentPay: £17.03-£17.73 per hourBenefits:* Company pension* Enhanced maternity leave* Free parking* Referral programmeSchedule:* Monday to FridayExperience:* Speech and Language Therapist: 2 years (required)* complex case management: 4 years (required)* Adult Neurological or clinical setting: 2 years (required)Licence/Certification:* SLT registration with the HCPC (required)Work authorisation:* United Kingdom (required)Work Location: In personReference ID: 214603