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Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

£

Essex

£30,615

JOB SUMMARY:

• To work autonomously and independently on a daily basis in a range of community settings, without immediate access to professional support. To be aware of when support is needed and professional boundaries.

ROLE SUMMARY

• To provide a community based Speech and Language Therapy Service including Dysphagia to Adults with Learning Disabilities within the South Essex area and their staff/carers.
• To carry out and interpret specialist assessments of the eating and drinking (dysphagia) skills and needs of people with learning disabilities including those with complex/challenging needs.
• To carry out and interpret specialist assessments of the communication skills and needs of people with learning disabilities including those with complex/challenging needs and their carers when required by communication service.

Requirements :
Enthusiastic and motivated
Empathetic
Flexible
Fitness Analysis as appropriate
Current driving licence
Ability to travel across sites and across Trust boundaries to attend meetings, etc.

Responsibility :
• To contribute to the development of policies and procedures in relation to Speech and Language Therapy and multidisciplinary Learning Disability service provision.

• To use professional knowledge to inform service/policy developments as appropriate.

• To ensure all relevant standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.

• To follow Health and safety guidelines to minimise the risk associated with working in situations that could be dangerous e.g. lone visits, exposure to Hepatitis, bodily fluids.

• To advise line manager on issues of service delivery within own area.

• To assume delegated tasks as deemed appropriate by line manager.

• To manage and prioritise own caseload and workload independently.

Role is Urgent.

If this job interests you please get in touch with this recruiter via email or phone.

Shehar Bano

07575633456

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