Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Opportunity

  • Cleveland Clinic London
  • London, UK
  • 07 Mar, 2023
Permanent Acute Other specialist areas

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to Join our Rehabilitation Team!

Who are we?

Cleveland Clinic is one of the leading providers of specialised medical care in the world, focused on providing clinical excellence and superior patient outcomes for almost 6 million patient visits per year across more than 200 locations. We opened our first healthcare facility in London in 2021 and our state-of-the art 184 bed hospital in 2022. With over 100 years of history, our “Patients First” philosophy will be at the heart of Cleveland Clinic London and the goal of our team is to create an environment that continues to delivers world-class clinical care.

What will you be doing?

As a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, you will work as an autonomous practitioner within the multidisciplinary team, assessing, treating and managing patients with neurological disorders including (but not limited to) acquired brain injury, prolonged
disorders of consciousness (PDOC), neuro-oncology, spinal injury and progressive disorders (e.g. multiple sclerosis). You will be working on a 40 bed, dedicated neurological rehabilitation unit, with full provision of therapy equipment and robotic capabilities. You will deliver highly specialist skills in acquired communication disorders, AAC, dysphagia, instrumental assessment and tracheostomy management, working alongside Rehabilitation and Neurology Consultants.

What are we looking for?

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree qualification or equivalent
  • Experience in speech and language therapy in neuro-rehabilitation and neurosurgery
  • Experiential post graduate learning and development of specialist skills such as video fluoroscopy assessment and fibre optic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow
  • Extensive experience of multidisciplinary / multi agency working at senior level including in the context of mental capacity assessment
  • Experience of audit, quality improvement, clinical effectiveness and project planning
  • Experience of supervision, appraisal, development and managing performance including​​​​​​​ competency development and the provision of dysphagia training
  • Experience of delivering multidisciplinary education and training

If you would like to know more, you can visit our website www.careers.clevelandcliniclondon.uk or email recruitment@ccf.org

Job Start Date

ASAP

Salary Band

Unbanded

Hours

Full time