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Highly Specialist Speech And Language Therapist

  • Merton, Greater London, England
  • Temporary / Full Time
  • Sam Boggis
  • £45 - £45

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Highly Specialist Speech And Language Therapist to work in Merton. This positions is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £45.00 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company).

The role:

The Speech & Language Therapy Service for adults with Learning Disabilities operates within the Merton Integrated health and Social Care Community Team – Merton Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities – whom provide services to adults over the age of 18 who are registered with a Merton GP.

The purpose of the Speech & Language Therapy Service for adults with Learning Disabilities is to provide a specialist local resource which promotes an inclusive communication environment; assesses, advises and trains individuals and their carers with communication, and/or eating and drinking difficulties whilst influencing at a strategic level.

The Community Team provides assessment, care management, specialist healthcare and facilitate access to mainstream health services. The team are committed to using a person-centred approach to promote a good quality of life for individuals with Learning Disabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

· To act as a highly specialist resource for SaLT issues within a Integrated health and Social Care team in a range of settings.

· To work with the Management Team planning, developing, implementing and evaluating high quality services for adults with Learning Disabilities.

· To manage a complex caseload of ALD in a range of environments to develop functional communication in pursuit of independence in ordinary life.

· To be aware of eating and drinking issues, and to have an awareness of making appropriate referrals to Specialist Dysphasia Team.

· To lead on input to training courses designed to improve communication strategies employed when working with people with challenging behaviour.

Applicant Requirements:

· Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

· Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.

· Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.

· Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

· Hours: 35 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

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