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Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist

Posted 4 weeks ago

Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist required on behalf of a busy hospital setting based in the Antrim Area. The main purpose of this role is to work within a team of highly specialist speech and language therapists providing a service to children, including neonates and infants with complex special needs that impact on their communication, eating, drinking, and swallowing development. Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm with an hourly pay rate of £20.49 – £32.78 depending on shift worked. Applicants must be HCPC Registered.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas such as:

  • Specialist assessment, diagnosis and management of neonates, infants and children with a broad range of feeding and swallowing disorders
  • Providing specialist advice and treatment of the full range of communication disorders for this client group
  • Offering assessment and treatment to children presenting with eating and drinking problems
  • Responsibility for planning and management of caseloads and delegating tasks to Speech and Language Assistants
  • Demonstrating systems such as Makaton signs and symbols for children who have severe learning disabilities
  • Participating in Multi-Disciplinary teams as appropriate
  • Liaising closely with education staff within schools to agree and review Speech and Language targets

What We Need From You:

  • 4 years post graduate experience as a speech and language therapist with children
  • 3 years’ experience with children with severe learning disabilities
  • Evidence of providing training to parents and carers
  • Evidence of specialist training in Dysphagia management
  • Post graduate training relevant to client group to include: Makaton
  • Degree/ Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy
  • RCSLT and HCPC Registration

What We Would Like From You:

  • Current driving licence and access to a car

What We Will Offer You:

  • £20.49 – £32.78 per hour, depending on shift worked
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • 30-minute Lunch Break
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 13.05.2022
  • Start Date for role is as soon as all relevant checks are in place

The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

  • Contact Ellen McCartney or Megan Lowry on 02825648477
  • Simply click the apply button

Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist

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