Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist

  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Man
  • 12 May, 2023
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

Are you an experienced Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist looking to take the next step in your career?

Join our team in Manx Care on the Isle of Man!

If you want to achieve your ambitions, as well as enjoy a quality lifestyle and work-life balance, take a look at what a career with us could offer you!

About the role and our team

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and supportive Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist to join our team within Children's Therapy Services on the Isle of Man!

You’ll be joining our integrated therapy team consisting of Speech and Language Therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. The Speech and Language Therapy team covers the whole island, striving to deliver the best health care to the children that we see.

In this senior role you will focus on assessing, developing and implementing speech and language therapy intervention to children within a specific service area, based on knowledge and experience. Offering opportunity to have a varied caseload and work in clinic or community setting. Experience or ability to work towards competencies in Dysphagia.

In addition to clinical duties you will also be responsible for the supervision of junior Speech and Language Therapists. You will take a leading role in service development, implementing local or national strategies and working collaboratively with the Team Lead.

If you are passionate and dedicated to providing the highest standard of speech and language therapy care to achieve better outcomes for the children who use our services, this could be the perfect role for you!

What can this role offer me?

  • By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.
  • Developing our team to be the best they can be is important to us and we actively support your own personal career goalsaspirations and development
  • We offer competitive salaries which tend to be higher than UK salaries with opportunities for annual pay increases for many roles.
  • You will enjoy generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and 10 public holidays
  • For candidates not on the Isle of Man we will reimburse your interview expenses and give you a relocation package of up to £7,000 to get you, your things and your family to the island. You will also be eligible for housing assistance to help contribute towards your mortgage or rent on the island
  • For those relocating or returning to the island you will receive a refund on your national insurance contributions made in your first year, this could be up to £4,400!
  • Great on site facilities and free car parking

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here.

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which Manx Care will cover the cost of for you. Please note if you have lived for more than 6 months outside of the UK in the last 5 years, you will be required to obtain a Letter of Good Standing from the appropriate authorities in the relevant locations, please read the guidance about how to obtain this letter.

A full valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required for this role. A uniform will also be provided.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Hazel Porter on 01624 642548.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 08 June 2023.

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Full time