2 posts in a level 4 acute Hospital: Clinical Specialist SLT in Neurology & MND and Senior SLT in Care of the Elderly

  • Beaumont Hospital
  • Beaumont Hospital and/or St Joseph’s Campus, Dublin, Ireland
  • 08 Nov, 2022
Permanent Acute

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic adult Speech and Language Therapy team in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. We’re looking for 2 WTE Permanent SLTs: A Clinical Specialist in Neurology and MND and a Senior SLT in Care of the Elderly. The successful candidates will be an integral part of the well-structured, multi-speciality Beaumont Hospital SLT team with excellent support and opportunities for CPD.

Beaumont Hospital is situated in the LHO North Dublin area. In addition, St. Joseph's Hospital, Raheny and the Raheny Community Nursing Unit are under the management of Beaumont Hospital. The hospital has approximately 820 beds, 54 different medical specialties and a staff of over 3,000 people covering approximately 250 disciplines. As well as providing a 24 hour continuous emergency service for the local catchment area, Beaumont Hospital is the national centre for Neurosciences, Cochlear Implant and Renal Transplant and a regional centre for ENT, Gastroenterology, Medical and Radiation Oncology.

The Clinical Specialist in Neurology & MND will have responsibility for the provision of a specialist speech & language therapy service for those attending the Hospital in the areas of Neurology and Motor Neuron Disease. This is a unique position and is the only CS post in Ireland of its kind. The successful candidate will be responsible for attending the weekly MND clinic. 

The Senior in Care of the Elderly will have responsibility for the management and development of the SLT service for Care of the Elderly patients in Beaumont Hospital and St Joseph’s Campus, in conjunction with other senior SLTs in the area. This post is part of the Care of the Elderly rotation with movement through a number of different services including the ED, Acute wards, Day Hospital, Rehab unit and Community nursing unit. 

Job Start Date

both posts are currently vacant

Salary Band

Unbanded

Hours

Full time

Region

Any

Reference Number

2022-4830 / 2022-4656

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