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Speech & Language Therapist

Job description

We are recruiting for a Speach & Language Therapist in North Cornwall, This is a perm job at 21 hours a week. This is to start ASAP. You will be helping students wwithin a SEN School.

As a speech and language therapist (SLT), you'll treat children and with varying levels of speech, language and communication problems, or difficulties in swallowing, drinking or eating.

You could deal with a diverse group, including people with learning disabilities, hearing loss/deafness and a range of conditions, including cleft palate, stammering, language delay and voice disorders.

You'll usually work as part of a team alongside other health professionals, and will often liaise with family, carers or teachers when developing treatment plans.

Responsibilities

Your tasks will vary depending on the student and the nature of the problem. However, you'll typically need to:

  • identify the speech and communication difficulty or disorder
  • assess the cause and nature of the problem, for example, congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders.
  • devise and deliver a suitable treatment programme, working on a one-to-one basis or in groups, to enable each of your students to improve as much as possible.
  • review and revise the programme as appropriate.
  • advise carers on implementing a treatment programme and train other professionals in therapy delivery
  • monitor and evaluate your students' progress
  • write confidential student case notes and reports, as well as information for clients, carers and other professionals.
  • manage a caseload while taking into account priority cases, waiting lists, successful outcomes, referral and discharge of service users
  • work within a team to improve the effectiveness of service delivery.

The Candidate must 

  • Have a degree or postgraduate diploma in Speech and Language
  • Be registered with HCPC 
  • Have access to a vehicle

 If you feel this role is perfect for you please contact Dean on 01872 250120 or email dean.bonds@teachingpersonnel.com

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

For details of our privacy policy, please see teachingpersonnel.com/privacy-notice

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

For details of our privacy policy, please see teachingpersonnel.com/privacy-notice



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