MPA Recruitment has been appointed by a leading healthcare provider to source a Speech and Language Therapist specialising in Child and Adolescents to join their growing team in Abu Dhabi. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team taking the lead in transforming mental health in the UAE.
You will have responsibility for the assessment, diagnosis and management of children and young people presenting with speech and language delays or acquired communication difficulties, in accordance with SLaM and Maudsley Health Speech and Language Therapy Policies and standards.
To communicate skilfully complex and sensitive clinical information to patients and carers in clear, accessible, empathetic and culturally appropriate format, both in written and verbal form. To liaise effectively and work collaboratively with the relevant multidisciplinary teams to plan and facilitate appropriate management. To carry out joint assessments with other members of the multidisciplinary team where appropriate. To attend case conferences and MDT meetings as appropriate.
You will act as a source of highly specialist information / resource for the multidisciplinary teams, patients, carers / relatives and external contacts, (including the provision of relevant training and support as required), liaise with other agencies to ensure appropriate follow up and care arrangements for patients.
You will have a BSc or recognised post graduate MSc or diploma in speech and language therapy. MSc or specialist postgraduate training/ experience to masters level equivalent. Registration with the Health Professions Council & RCSLT or equivalent in country of origin. Significant post graduate experience of working as an SLT with children and young people presenting with speech and language delay and/or acquired communication difficulties in a community or mental health setting.
I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Fiona O’Kane at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 7136 0070 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.
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