Pre School Neurodevelopmental Speech & Language Therapist - Band 6 22.5 hours per week, permanent post
The Neurodevelopmental Service has recently been awarded a CQC overall rating of 'good', they are engaged in innovation and research, have a highly skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary team who last year won a trust award for 'Seeking Excellence'. We have a strong commitment to clinical supervision and Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and offer a supportive and proactive environment. The neurodevelopmental team includes Psychology, Paediatrics, Speech and language Therapy, Psychiatry, Nursery Nursing and Occupational Therapy.
The service is seeking a motivated speech and language therapist with a keen interest and experience in working with children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Developmental Dyspraxia and Tourette's and their families. The main responsibility of this post will be to provide assessment of a child's language and social communication within their home and/or education setting as part of their diagnostic assessment. The case load will be predominantly pre-school age children and will include working with parents within their home and in group settings. In addition there will be some work with school age children; this will include group or individual work as part of their intervention. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DOC FOR FULL DETAILS
Main duties of the job For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DOC FOR FULL DETAILS
The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements. This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure at Enhanced level
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Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- SLT degree
- RCSLT registered
- HCPC registered
Knowledge and skills Essential
- Ability to practice independently within clinical area.
- Proven knowledge and skills relevant to children's SLT
- Ability to provide specialist clinical advice on an individual case basis.
- SLT clinical experience of working with children with a variety of clinical needs
- Experience in the development and delivery of training.
- Experience of multi-agency / professional working.
- Ability to travel independently across the city on a regular basis
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