Speech and Language Therapist
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Do you want to make a real difference as a Speech and Language Therapist to those most in need? Why not bring your skills and help support individuals in their recovery? Our Integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Service at HMYOI Werrington is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Speech and Language Therapist to join its friendly and professional team. The Team is innovative, forward thinking team and committed to a Recovery focused approach that meets people's needs. This is an exciting role for someone who is passionate about providing good quality care and support within a rewarding environment. The variety of the role will keep things fresh and stimulating and you will be part of a supportive team with effective management providing supervision and guidance. If you are:
- a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, with a flexible approach and want to work in a team that encourages new ideas and feedback on how to improve the service;
- share our values, and are committed to providing high quality care and developing your own skills;
- have confidence in dealing with a wide range of situations and other professionals to provide the best care;
- have a good understanding of the issues effecting children and young people;
- a team player and can deliver varied and comprehensive interventions in-line with the Secure Stairs model;
- able to support people to progress through their sentence and onto resettlement in the community. Then we want to hear from you!
Main duties of the job
You will deliver a variety of specialist communication assessments, interventions and advice in the clinical area of complex social interaction and communication difficulties. You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based interventions. The post holder will manage a caseload of patients, practicing within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Secure Stairs methodology and will provide a care coordinator role and communicate effectively with other professionals to ensure through care support where appropriate. You will be a reflective practitioner, eager to work collaboratively and contribute to the delivery of an effective, dynamic, specialist service. You will work with individuals from initial assessment through to discharge, which can include transferring care to other providers such as hospitals or CMHTs whilst working with a variety of agencies in the Offender Health Pathway. You will help to rehabilitate and support people to live decent and purposeful lives as members of the community. You will benefit from the experience and support of the team and that of its NHS employer. Inclusion (part of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) has prison substance misuse and mental health teams across the country and you will benefit from training and development opportunities as well as the support of an NHS employer experienced in providing prison healthcare for many years.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex. We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide. We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support. Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!
Please see the attached document for more information about HMYOI Werrington.
Please see the attached job description for the full list of duties and responsibilities.Here is a summary:
- To adhere to and apply the Health Care Professional Councils (HCPC) standards of proficiency and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) code of ethics of Professional conduct and all other relevance guidance from the HCPC and the Partnership Trust.
- To be professionally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work.
- To establish and maintain effective working relationships both within the Partnership Trust and with external organisations in order To meet service requirements and support and demonstrate the Trusts equality values.
- To assess new referrals and Care/support needs, formulate, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of treatment, Care and support.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).