Speech And Language Therapist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Harrow
Salary
£27,050 to £27,050 a year
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Full Time Speech & Language Therapist to join us at Cygnet Hospital Harrow!

Main duties of the job

This post would suit a newly qualified SLT looking for their first post or a recently qualified SLT wishing to build on post-graduate experiences to pursue a role working in the fields of Autism and Mental Health.

About us

This post is based In the Springs Services, a rehabilitation service comprised of 3 units for men with mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder at Cygnet Hospital Harrow. Individuals are supported through a specialist pathway from the Springs Unit (low secure), Springs Centre (rehabilitation) and onto the Springs Wing (open rehabilitation) enabling a continued focus on recovery through meaningful activity and engagement in local community initiatives. Our aim is to support service users to live as independently as possible.

Job description
Job responsibilities
Speech and Language Therapist
Salary up to £27,050 dependent on experience Full-time, permanent Base: Cygnet Hospital Harrow, London Road, Harrow-in-the-Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3JL Interview date:Wednesday 15th June

This post is based In the Springs Services, a rehabilitation service comprised of 3 units for men with mental illness and a secondary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder at Cygnet Hospital Harrow. Individuals are supported through a specialist pathway from the Springs Unit (low secure), Springs Centre (rehabilitation) and onto the Springs Wing (open rehabilitation) enabling a continued focus on recovery through meaningful activity and engagement in local community initiatives. Our aim is to support service users to live as independently as possible.

This post would suit a newly qualified SLT looking for their first post or a recently qualified SLT wishing to build on post-graduate experiences to pursue a role working in the fields of Autism and Mental Health.

Five reasons you should apply!
  • A fixed caseload enabling the delivery of genuinely person-centred care and that supports intensive SLT-focused interventions
  • There is a strong focus on a Total Communication Approach and you will be well-resourced to continue develop an appealing and interactive TC Environment
  • Career pathway progression within the company to support your development and skills
  • An NQP development programme that supports the development of clinical, professional and personal skills and providing wide-ranging experiences and evidence towards the completion of NQP competencies
  • Clinical supervision from a highly experienced SLT with expertise in this field

Job Role

As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will have a unique opportunity to deliver an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within an in-patient service. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will use expert skills to assess, advise and intervene with the aim of promoting functional communication systems and optimal independence. You will be able to train others, promote good practice and maintain a successful total communication environment. You will be accountable to the Director of Speech and Language Therapy for Healthcare and the onsite service manager. You will be supported by an experienced SLT who is based at site.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:
  • Placement experience or strong interest in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Conditions
  • Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning
  • Knowledge of legislation and guidance relevant inpatient care
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion

In return we offer:
  • Monthly Clinical Supervision from a highly experienced SLT in this field of practice and high quality support in completion of RCSLT NQP Competencies Framework
  • Access to over 50 SLTs working in like-for- like environments
  • Regular CPD, development and networking opportunities
  • Free meals and free parking during working hours
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Enhanced maternity
  • Free Health Cash plan
  • 24 hours free GP support line
  • Free life assurance cover
  • Free eye tests
  • Car lease discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee NHS - discount savings, Blue Light Card & Cycle to Work scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • COVID-19 compliant environments

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply

Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity? Please apply now. For more information please contact our recruiter Celia Jarvis (07702 847 341) or Dominique St Clair Miller, Director of SLT for Healthcare (07885 476 384).

To find out more about us please visit: www.cygnethealth.co.uk

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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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