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Speech and Language Therapist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Speech and Language Therapist to work in an exceptional specialist residential service based in the Bishop Auckland, County Durham area.

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



This is a nursing service for adults with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs and supports individuals who have behaviours that may challenge, as well as those who have significant difficulties with social engagement





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

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As a Speech & Language Therapist your key responsibilities include:



  • To deliver teaching/training to staff at the setting, under the guidance of a supervising Speech and Language Therapist

  • Deliver a clinical service for a complex client group, using a range of skills and knowledge in assessment and intervention methods within a coherent framework that draws upon Speech and Language Therapy theory and evidence under the guidance of the supervising Speech and Language Therapist at the setting

  • Work under the supervision of a guiding Speech and Language Therapist, managing a complex client group, developing effective time management and organisational skills, and proactively seeking out additional support



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



  • Interest in person-centred support and planning

  • Understanding of the importance of being a team player with a genuine desire to help others

  • Good organisational skills

  • Willingness to work flexibly in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to take direction from senior colleagues

  • Enthusiasm, motivation and passion

  • Placement experience OR an interest in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities



The successful Speech & Language Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £28,500 - £33,921 per annum DOE.

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:



  • Support with your NQP competencies

  • Excellent Clinical Supervision, CPD and developmental opportunities

  • Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team

  • Routine service meetings with Speech and Language Therapists

  • Meal provision on duty

  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre including Blue light cards, gym memberships and much more!

  • Pension scheme

  • Full induction training



Reference ID: 6364


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