Neuro Speech and Language Therapist

  • Eden Brown Synergy
  • Sheffield, UK
  • 31 May, 2024
Permanent

Job Description

  • To hold responsibility for own caseload and a defined area of the service, working without direct supervision.
  • To provide specialist speech, language and swallowing assessments and neurorehabilitation as required.
  • Contribute to the planning, development and delivery of an effective and efficient service.
  • Provide specialist assessment of communication impairments secondary to acquired and progressive neurological conditions including polytrauma using informal and formal assessment measures to contribute to a differential diagnosis.
  • Provide specialist assessment of swallowing impairments secondary to a range of pathologies.
  • Devise and implement individual rehabilitation plans for our clients with complex acquired communication and swallowing disorders ensuring the interventions are of the highest standard using evidence based practice.
  • To assess the need for alternative communications aids and liaise with Communication Aids Centres/appropriate companies for assistance where necessary, to ensure the competent use of any aids by clients and carers.
  • To involve clients and carers in the development and delivery of goals within the rehabilitation plan.
  • To provide advice to clients, their families and relevant staff on the management of dysphagia.
  • To refer clients where appropriate to outside agencies on discharge and write discharge reports to ensure continuity of care.
  • To be responsible for organizing own caseload to meet service and client priorities regularly balancing client related, professional and organizational demands.
  • To undertake duties and responsibilities as defined in the work plan.
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including the management of clinical risk within own client caseload.
  • To carry out clinical audits as and when directed.
  • To contribute and lead on specific projects related to service delivery e.g. quality programmes, education and training and contributing to the setting and monitoring of practice standards.
  • To take part in developing and formalising SLT systems and processes in conjunction with the wider interdisciplinary team.
  • To ensure accurate recording and monitoring of relevant outcome measures.
  • To contribute to the weekend working rota.

Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.

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Hours

Full time