Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Band 6 37.5hrs
Based in Bedfordshire
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic specialist speech and language therapist with experience and a passion for working with adults who have a learning disability. This post will be based in Bedfordshire to cover areas in Luton, Bedford and Central Bedfordshire. You will be part of a supportive and dynamic multidisciplinary team.
You should be able to demonstrate experience of working with complex communication needs, challenging behaviour, AAC, dysphagia, support for Mental Capacity Assessments and use of an Inclusive Communication approach. Also, experience of supervising less experienced therapists and the delivery of training.
We are able to offer you a friendly and supportive team environment with regular support meetings, reflective practice meetings, multidisciplinary working, regular team meetings and an opportunity to develop your personal and clinical skills through a range of learning experiences including internal and external training, CPD programme and attendance at CENs.
Due to the current changes in working practices and delivery of services some period of time will be dedicated to working from home with access to IT equipment for virtual appointments and team working.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Name: Giosa Pearce
Email address: [email protected]
Telephone number: 01234310589