Highly Specialist / Lead Speech and Language Therapist (Scotland)

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Dundee
Salary
£16,348 to £19,138 a year
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

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

We are looking to recruit a Highly Specialist SLT (Band 7) to lead our SLT service in Scotland under the guidance of the Director of SLT and Deputy Operations Director. The team support with a learning disability and /or autistic people. Some individuals may have physical and mental health needs.

Main duties of the job

The post itself will be provide 2 days per week of SLT supervision, support and leadership to two band 5 SLTs working across a range of services. You will be expected to oversee the eating, drinking feeding and swallowing caseload these locations. Expenses for travel and accommodation are payable in line with policy.

About us

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

Job description
Job responsibilities
Highly Specialist / Lead Speech and Language Therapist (Scotland)
Salary: £16,348 - £19138

Hours:16 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Base: Cygnet Wallace

We offer a relocation bonus of up to £4000 (PRO RATA) for this post!

Please note, this post is also being advertised as a full time alternative under job reference: CYG25187

We are looking to recruit a Highly Specialist SLT (Band 7) to lead our SLT service in Scotland under the guidance of the Director of SLT and Deputy Operations Director. The team support with a learning disability and /or autistic people. Some individuals may have physical and mental health needs.

The post itself will be provide 2 days per week of SLT supervision, support and leadership to two band 5 SLTs working across a range of services. You will be expected to oversee the eating, drinking feeding and swallowing caseload these locations. Expenses for travel and accommodation are payable in line with policy.

Job Role:

As a Highly Specialist or Lead Speech and Language Therapist (Scotland), you will have a unique opportunity to lead on the delivery of an evidence-based SLT service. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will ensure that other members of the SLT team deliver an effective and safe service through the provision of high quality SLT assessment and intervention to ensure optimal independence is obtained. You will hold a caseload in the field of eating, drinking, feeding and/or swallowing needs. You will empower others through a range of approaches, promote good practice and provide clinical supervision to two full time SLT working within across the service.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:
  • Strong clinical and professional skills
  • Working experience/strong interest in the field of Learning Disabilities /Autism Spectrum Disorders / Mental Health Conditions.
  • Knowledge of key national drivers.
  • Qualification in Dysphagia management essential
  • Evidence of providing clinical supervision.
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others.
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion.

In return we offer:
  • Personal training allowance of £1000
  • New joiner resource budget of £2000
  • An immediate peer network of 50+ SLTs nationwide.
  • Monthly Clinical Supervision, Weekly 1-2-1 phone / zoom calls with a Clinical Lead / Director level SLT
  • Internal and External CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties
  • Routine service meetings with Cygnet Speech and Language Therapists, monthly and quarterly.
  • Meal provision on duty, free parking and free uniform with COVID friendly changing areas.
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre including NHS discount and more.
  • Full induction training
  • Work laptop, work phone, access to Amazon account, and access to Virtual Credit Card, access to a range of symbol software such as InPrint3, Widgit Online and Photosymbols.
  • Relocation package available

You must be a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered SLT. Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced PVG check.

Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity?

To apply, please email your CV directly to celiajarvis@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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