Speech And Language Therapist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£26,453 to £32,306 a year
Closing date
27 Aug 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 Speech and Language Therapist (full time) OR a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (part time) to join us at our services Gledholt & Gledholt Mews in Huddersfield!

Main duties of the job

As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will have the opportunity to deliver an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within a community rehabilitation and residential setting. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will use your skills and knowledge 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 and the onsite service manager. You will participate in visual discharge planning and adopt a humanistic approach.

About us

Gledholt is a nine bedded enhanced community residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disability accompanied with behaviour that may challenge including mental illness, co-morbid substance misuse or a forensic background. Gledholt Mews and Coach House is our new service for adults with mental health needs or a personality disorder who have been able to progress through the hospital pathway and are looking at the next stage in their rehabilitation journey. These individuals may have autism or a mild learning disability.

Job description
Job responsibilities
Speech and Language Therapist (full time) / Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (part time)
  • Permanent, up to 40 hours per week
  • Salary up to £ 26,453 (depending on experience)

Are you interested in working in adult mental health? Do you want to be a part of a team? We have a fantastic opportunity for a band 5 or emerging band 6 SLT to manage a caseload under supervision. This is a highly sought after post due to working with individuals with mental health needs so we advise early application to avoid disappointment.

Heres a bit more about the locations

Gledholt Services, 32 and 34 Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4EZ
Gledholt, a nine bedded enhanced community residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disability accompanied with behaviour that may challenge including mental illness, co-morbid substance misuse or a forensic background

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/locations/gledholt/

Gledholt Mews and Coach House, our new service for adults with mental health needs or a personality disorder who have been able to progress through the hospital pathway and are looking at the next stage in their rehabilitation journey. These individuals may have autism or a mild learning disability.

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/locations/gledholt-mews-and-coach-house/

What does the job involve?

As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will have the opportunity to deliver an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group within a community rehabilitation and residential setting. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will use your skills and knowledge 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 and the onsite service manager. You will participate in visual discharge planning and adopt a humanistic approach.

What do you want from me?

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist with:
  • Working experience or university placements undertaken in mental health and/or inpatient services
  • Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning
  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly whilst remaining calm under pressure
  • Innovative, enthusiastic, motivated and passionate with high regard for professional boundaries

What will I get?

In return for your commitment and dedication, we offer:
  • A fixed caseload that does not increase in size
  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties
  • Routine SLT service meetings with over 50 SLTs and Service line specific meetings chaired by Clinical Lead SLTs
  • CPD and Developmental opportunities to ensure you always have the latest knowledge to provide high quality care
  • Access to a range of clinical resources including access to an Amazon account
  • Meal provision on duty
  • Company pension scheme
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre including NHS discounts
  • COVID-19 compliant environments

How will I be supported into the post?
  • You will have full induction training and a SLT buddy to allow for further integration into Cygnet SLT.
  • You will learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession through our on-going mentoring and support.
  • You will receive quarterly operational supervision from your line manager who is a registered manager within the services.
  • You will receive monthly clinical supervision from a Highly Specialist SLT and NQP competency support every two weeks.
  • You will have a 6 month probation period purely tailored to your needs within the environments.

Other information of interest

If you would like to see our team work in action, please visit our Twitter page (@CygnetSLT) or our facebook page (CygnetSpeechandLanguageTherapy - SLT)

Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Al

Person Specification
General Requirements
Essential
  • Please refer to job description above

Desirable
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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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