Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialist Speech & Language Therapist to work in an exceptional Neuropsychiatric service based in Bristol.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is a Neuropsychiatric service, split into 4 wards, offering neurorehabilitation for complex acquired brain injury individuals


*To be considered for this position you must hold an active HCPC Registration



As the Specialist Speech & Language Therapist your key responsibilities include:

  • You will be working directly with a specialist caseload of patients with complex needs to assess their speech, communication and language needs (SCLN) in all environments

  • As part of a multi-disciplinary team on-site, you will also work with all staff across the hospital to support the implementation of the therapeutic and neuropsychiatric approach demonstrating an interest in up skilling the workforce

  • You will work within the boundaries of the SLT pathway for neuropsychiatric/neurodegenerative services in to the hospital and directly report progress through monthly supervision to an onsite Highly Specialist SLT

  • You will provide quality assessment, interventions and be skilled in both SCLN and Dysphagia

  • Be part of a companywide SLT service and contribute to the service enhancement

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others

  • Excellent communication/time management skills

  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion

  • Excellent understanding of core Speech and Language Therapy skills and current best practice in Speech and Language Therapy and specific service

  • Good understanding of specialism, e.g.

    PMLD, Paediatrics, Autism, Learning Disability

  • Knowledge of current assessment, intervention and outcome measurement within specialism

The successful Specialist Speech & Language Therapist will receive an excellent salary up to £36,293 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 40 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties

  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team

  • Routine service meetings and peer support with Speech and Language Therapists, including a Dysphagia Forum

  • Opportunity to personalise resource toolkit

  • Active involvement in service development and Quality Improvement initiatives

  • Annual leave allowance, pension scheme, employee rewards and discount benefits scheme

  • Full induction training

  • Free meals on duty

Reference ID: 5996

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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