Band 6 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Ref: CYG08179

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR
  • Salary
  • Up to £34,433pa DoE
  • Hours
  • Full Time / Part Time /Bank
  • Closing date
  • 21/02/2020
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    Are you looking for a new challenge?

    Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR

    An exciting new position for an SLT has arisen at Cygnet Hospital Wyke. Cygnet Hospital Wyke is a 15 bedded service that provides a comprehensive pathway of acute admissions services for men across the acute and PICU service, and longer term intensive treatment and support across the rehabilitation service. Our team works closely and collaboratively with service users, their families and the referrer to provide a seamless pathway from referral to discharge. The successful candidate will work to support individuals with a diagnosis of autism throughout their inpatient pathway.

     

    Job Role  

    The role involves working with our patients to maximise their potential and to enable them to enjoy the best possible quality of life via the delivery of an evidence-based SLT service that promotes effective functional communication, social skills development, collaborative working and an appropriate total communication environment.  You will be working directly with patients to assess their communication needs and provide input into their therapeutic programmes that formulate part of their wider care pathway from admission to discharge.  As part of a full multi-disciplinary team on-site consisting of healthcare assistants, nursing, psychiatry, occupational therapy and psychology, you will work with staff across the hospital to support the implementation of the therapeutic approach demonstrating a range of skills, knowledge and abilities relating to autism spectrum disorders. 

     

    Candidate Profile
    We are look for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist with;

    • Experience of the field of ASD and Mental Health Conditions.
    • Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning. 
    • Knowledge of key national drivers for inpatient services such as Transforming Care, 5 Good Communication Standards.
    • Qualification in Dysphagia management desirable.
    • Evidence of being a strong team player with a genuine desire to help others.
    • Good organisational and project management skills.
    • Ability to work flexibly in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
    • Enthusiasm, motivation and forward thinking.You must be a Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered SLT.  Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

     

    In return we offer:

    • Expert Clinical Supervision and peer support
    • Regular meetings and networking with Cygnet Speech and Language Therapists
    • Developmental Opportunities
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Subsidised meals and free parking
    • Company pension scheme
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and NHS discount centre.

    Full induction training is given and you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring network for Specialist and Highly Specialist SLTs.   You will receive onsite clinical supervision and mentoring through a Highly Specialist SLT and your directly report tothe Hospital Manager and Director of SLT.

    How to Apply

    Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity?  Please apply now. If you wish to speak with someone regarding this vacancy please call Carla Bartlett (Director of SLT) on 07803 248 026.  To find out more about us please visit www.cygnethealth.co.uk

     

    Closing date: 21st February 2020              

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