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Speech & Language Therapist – Band 6

Reference number:

RN207

Location:

Leatherhead, Surrey

Salary:

£35,392- £42,618. depending on experience

Hours:

37.5 full time – part time hours considered

Closing date:

Sunday June 23, 2024

JOB PURPOSE
An exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist looking to make an impact on the lives of people with complex disabilities and those recovering from acquired brain injury including TBI and stroke and/or other neuro conditions.

You will be supported by our existing SLT Team and you will also work very closely with our friendly, dynamic multi-disciplinary team, contributing to the wider success of these services.

In this role, your duties will include;
• To provide a speech and language therapy service to adults with acquired communication, cognitive and/or swallowing problems.
• To offer neurorehabilitation in a residential setting to adult clients, providing intervention on an individual or group basis as required.
• To provide specialist speech, language and swallowing assessments and neurorehabilitation to clients on the stroke pathway adhering to local and governmental policies.
• To provide specialist speech, language and swallowing assessments and neurorehabilitation to people as out-patients as required.
• To have a responsibility for developing SLT programmes and services for clients within NRS, under the guidance of the Senior Speech and Language Therapists.
• To provide advice to clients, their families and relevant staff on the management of dysphagia.
• To contribute to the monitoring and achievement of relevant standards.

THE OPPORTUNITY
• We are excited to be growing our neuro-rehabilitation therapy team based in Leatherhead, Surrey. We moved into our new 48 bed Centre in July 2020 and now have the opportunity to support more people experiencing disability. You will be part of an organisation with a rich history that is developing into the future.
• We have a friendly and experienced rehabilitation team including support workers, nurses, occupational therapists, physios and psychologists.
• The SLT team will support you in completing your dysphagia competencies, you will also have the opportunity to attend VF clinics when ours clients are referred
• All staff participate in the key therapist/worker program for clients.
• Your personal development will be supported with supervision, reflective practice, in-house training and CPD opportunities.
• This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include an Enhanced with adults barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).

ABOUT YOU
• You are an enthusiastic and motivated Speech and Language Therapist with an interest in providing speech and language therapy services for clients with complex neuro disability.
• You are passionate about your area of work
• Our Values and Behaviours inspire you
• You hold a degree or diploma in Speech and Language Therapy and up to date HCPC registration
• You are a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy and work within the scope of your professional guidelines

BENEFITS
Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work. You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else’s life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users. In addition, you’ll receive:
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
• Pension and Life Assurance
• Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts
• Free on-site parking
• Blue Light Card
• Range of training opportunities provided to ensure career development

BEING PART OF QEF MEANS
• Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.
• Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.
• Being an active team player.
• Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours

DISABILITY CONFIDENT EMPLOYER
• QEF is proud to be an equal opportunities employer
• We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job
• Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage. HR@qef.org.uk or 01372841144

FURTHER INFORMATION
• Please click HERE  for a copy the Job Description and Person Specification. please apply with your CV and a cover letter/personal statement.

 

 

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Apply using the form below or alternatively you can download an application form here. Please send the application to hr@qef.org.uk with RN207 in the email subject.

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