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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/01/2020.

Part time Speech & Language Therapist

Job Reference: J123-772---BIRMINGHAM

The Huntercombe Group
Oldbury, West Midlands
£11.99 - £15.93 per hour

We are currently seeking a Part time Speech & Language Therapist to join our Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Service at The Huntercombe Centre Birmingham, located in Oldbury just 7 miles from the centre of Birmingham, and 1 mile from junction 2 of the M5 with Langley Green railway Station being a five minute drive away.

Do you have an interest in supporting clients who have a Learning Disability and/or a Mental Health issues?

We are looking to appoint a Part-time Speech & Language Therapist, 1 day per week to join our team at the Huntercombe Centre Birmingham. This is a 15 bedded hospital for men affected by Learning Disabilities and Mental Health issues based in Oldbury, West Midlands.

We specialise in providing intensive outcome driven programmes to men who may exhibit risk/offending behaviours but are ready to access a rehabilitation treatment setting. They may be stepping down from a more secure environment or referred by community teams. They may be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007).

The role will include:

  • To provide a highly specialist speech and language (SLT) assessment, advice and treatment of service.

  • To work compassionately with service users and carers to achieve identified goals and to promote independence and well-being, within a person-centred framework.

  • To manage a defined caseload of patients, responding to urgent referrals.

  • To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of the SLT service within a designated team.

  • To provide expertise in a highly specialist area and to offer advice and consultation on clients care to other members of the team and external agencies.

  • To work within the professional practice and Trust guidelines.

  • To work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each patient in the achievement of their planned outcomes.

The successful person would need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Degree in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent.

  • UK HCPC Registration.

  • Eligibility for membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language

  • Successful post registration practice and experience with young people who have
    learning disabilities. Experience should be at a band 5 level.

  • Instrument communication strategies as appropriate e.g. communication aids including signs & Symbols.

For informal enquiries please contact Lisa Stafford, Registered Manager on 0121-543-6940

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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