Speech and Language Therapist

Reference:

VAC-96

Sector:

Healthcare

Salary:

Competitive

Benefits:

Competitive Pay, Generous annual leave entitlement

Town/City:

Enniskellin

Contract Type:

Temporary

Closing Date:

25/05/2018

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028 8224 2595

The Job Role

Liaise closely with patients/carers and provide specialist advice and support regarding client’s speech, language, communication, eating and drinking difficulties to ensure best outcomesWork collaboratively and liaise with other relevant Health and Social Care staff and all appropriate personnel working in non-statutory organisationsPlan, design and implement innovative and evidence based models of intervention and service deliveryHighlight areas of potential inefficiency to senior colleagues within the Department and propose solutionsProvide support to more junior colleagues who are affected by changeContribute to response to complaintsContribute to HR processes for specialist area e.g. recruitment and selectionPropose policy changes, impacting within and beyond own areaContribute to the development of organisational and professional body responses to emerging health policy at departmental levelBuild and maintain relationships and contributes to collaboration on projects relating to specialist caseloadTake an active role in implementing change programmes in the clinical/workplace settingProvide support to more junior colleagues who are affected by changeInterpret and compare a complex range of options for treatment of specialist caseloaMonitor and evaluate the outcomes of clinical practice for highly specialist caseloadContribute to the evaluation of services relevant to the specialist area and their own practiceInitiate patient safety/clinical audit in specialist area and evaluate outcomeEvaluate the outcome of changes following clinical audits or other audit activityIdentify areas for improvement and initiate appropriate projects or develop them with othersLiaise with patients/carers to monitor service user views in relation to service delivery in meeting the Personal and Public Involvement (PPI) agendaContribute to the evaluation of services relevant to the specialist area and their own practice

Qualifications

4 years post qualification experience working as an SLT with a minimum of 2 years specializing with adults with acquired disorders of communication and swallowing

Evidence of on-going CPD to include post-graduate, informal or in-service training in adult acquired communication and swallowing disorders

Recognized degree/diploma in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent

Registered member of RCSLT or eligible for membership of RCSLT

HCPC registered or Eligible for HCPC registration

Post-graduate qualification/training in dysphagia resulting in competence to independently manage a complex dysphagia caseload

Hold a current full driving license which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment

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028 8224 2595