Speech and Language Therapy Team leader: Dysphagia and Complex Needs

The Ealing Speech and Language Therapy department is a friendly, enthusiastic team who strive to provide high quality services for the diverse population of the London Borough of Ealing.

We are looking for Speech and Language Therapist ready for a new challenge!

• Do you have specialist knowledge in working with children with complex needs and dysphagia?
• Would you like to extend your management skills with this client group?
• Are you flexible, innovative and keen to make a difference?
If yes, then please read on!

The post involves leading a service to children 0-18 with a range of communication and feeding difficulties including Profound and Multiple learning disabilities, Severe Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Dysphagia in a range of settings. You will be required to support a team of therapists, providing regular support and supervision and leading dysphagia support sessions. This is an excellent opportunity for a therapist wishing to develop in a management role whilst still retaining a clinical caseload.
It is essential that the successful applicant has proficient skills in the assessment and management of swallowing disorders as well as experience in supporting children with complex needs and will maintain up-to-date knowledge of national guidelines and policies related to service delivery.

The post holder will join a group of team leaders, working closely together to develop services for all the children in Ealing and will also have the opportunity to carry out training and research for service development as an integral part of their job
Ealing Speech & Language Therapy Department offers a wide range of opportunities for continuing professional development and is committed to providing excellent levels of support and supervision. You will work as part of the Ealing Services for Children with Additional Needs.

Interview date: 7th January 2021


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKaren BenedykJob titleClinical Lead SLTEmail [email protected] number07548141506