Senior Speech and Language Therapist

  • Connolly Hospital, RCSI Hospitals Group, HSE
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 26 May, 2023
Permanent Acute Education Hospital wards Other specialist areas

Job Description

Connolly Hospital in Dublin, Ireland is currently seeking a Senior Speech and Language Therapist including Practice Tutor in Acute Stroke Care to join our team on a permanent basis. 

Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown is a major teaching hospital providing a range of acute medical and surgical services, day care, outpatient, diagnostic and support services.  Connolly Hospital is one of 8 hospitals in the RCSI Hospitals Group covering a population of over 800,000 people.

The Speech and Language Therapy department provides a service to all patients presenting with communication and feeding, eating, drinking and swallowing (FEDS) difficulties in the acute setting. A videofluoroscopy service is also provided. 

The aim of the Acute Stroke SLT post is to provide evidence based, high quality speech and language therapy service to patients within the medicine for the elderly service and neuro-rehabilitation service. The post holder will be responsible for the provision of a high quality Speech and Language therapy service in accordance with standards of professional practice. As a Practice Tutor the therapist will develop the capacity and quality of the practice education programme while supporting students and practice educators.

They will carry out the clinical and educational duties as required of a Senior Speech and Language Therapist. The Senior Speech and Language Therapist will develop and maintain high standards of clinical practice within their assigned area through clinical evaluation, audit opportunities and evidence based practice.

Informal enquiries: Emma Wall, and Louise Collins

Job Start Date

ASAP or negotiable

Salary Band

Band 5, Band 6


Full time


Republic of Ireland