Speech And Language Therapist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£28,613 to £28,613 a year
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Cygnet Health Care is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Speech and Language Therapist at Cygnet Sherwood Lodge. We offer excellent training opportunities, accelerated learning as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Main duties of the job

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 inclusive communication environment. You will be accountable to the Director of Speech and Language Therapy for Healthcare and the onsite service manager. This post would suit a newly qualified SLT or an SLT with 1 year post-grad SLT experience.

About us

Cygnet Sherwood Lodge is an outstanding 17 bed specialist high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities and other complex needs. The hospital has a further nine bed step-down service, allowing for further community integration and focus on daily living skills.

Job description
Job responsibilities
Speech and Language Therapist (Band 5 equivalent) Salary up to £28,613 Fixed-term, up to 9 months 40 hours per week

Sherwood Lodge, Rufford Colliery Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, NG21 0HR

Cygnet Health Care is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Speech and Language Therapist at Cygnet Sherwood Lodge. We offer excellent training opportunities, accelerated learning as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Cygnet Sherwood Lodge is an outstanding 17 bed specialist high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities and other complex needs. The hospital has a further nine bed step-down service, allowing for further community integration and focus on daily living skills.

https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/locations/cygnet-sherwood-lodge/

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 inclusive communication environment. You will be accountable to the Director of Speech and Language Therapy for Healthcare and the onsite service manager.

This post would suit a newly qualified SLT or an SLT with 1 year post-grad SLT experience.

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

In return we offer:
  • Clinical Supervision from a specialist SLT in this field of practice, support in the completion of RCSLT NQP Competencies and access to a band 5 Development Forum
  • Access to over 50 SLTs working nationwide working in similar settings and varied specialisms
  • Regular CPD, development and networking opportunities
  • Free meals during working hours and free parking
  • 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

Full induction training is given.

How to Apply

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

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

To find out more about what it is like working for Cygnet SLT please visit: https://join.cygnetjobs.co.uk/speech-language-therapy/

Please note, if sufficient applicants are received this advert may close prior to the date shown above.
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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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