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Advanced Speech & Language Therapist

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Franklyn House, Franklyn Drive, Exeter, Devon
£41,659 - £47,672
Closing date
1 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
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The Role
We are looking for an additional Advanced Speech and Language Therapist (part time 0.8wte), to join the Devon Adult Autism Intervention Team (DAAIT). This is a very exciting time to join the expanding services for autistic adults as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust’s neurodiversity services.

DAAIT’s key aims are to:
  • prevent admission into hospital
  • reduce length of stay in hospital
  • prevent placement breakdown

Through assessment/formulation and provision of time limited interventions for autistic adults

The role will allow you to work collaboratively across a range of other teams/services/providers, supporting the further development of integrated working across Devon

You will be working with an existing Speech & Language Therapist, senior clinical and operational/strategic leads, as well as MDT colleagues to develop and shape the provision and future pathways for autistic provision in Devon.

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£41,659 - 47,672 per annum pro rata (Band 7)
About you
You will be part of the Autism post diagnostic clinical team, be passionate about working with autistic individuals and their support networks. Bring your experience of working with neurodiversity, as well as a skill set to support consultation, guidance, and delivery of training.

We will support you to further develop knowledge/skills relating to ADHD, and other neuro-diverse conditions, and service development.
The location
Your base will be Franklyn Hospital, Franklyn Drive, Exeter, with a mixture of office and remote working. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.
About us
DAAIT is a young Team which became operational in April 2022. It is commissioned to provide for autistic adults within Devon, including Plymouth. The team works closely with colleagues within Livewell Southwest’s Plymouth Autism Spectrum Service (P.A.S.S), and the Local Authorities. DAAIT team members are friendly, creative and passionate about providing and shaping high quality services (both internally and within the wider system) for autistic individuals and those who support them.

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