Speech and Language Therapist - Newly Qualified - North London - £32k

  • Amber Mace
  • London, UK
  • 01 Jul, 2024
Permanent

Job Description

Speech and Language Therapist Newly Qualified -North London - £32k

Location: Nursing Home, North London
Position: Speech and Language Therapist
Type: Full-time/Permanent
Salary: £32k based on experience

About Us: Join our dedicated team at our well-established nursing home in North London, where we provide exceptional care and support to our residents. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for our residents through compassionate care and innovative therapies.

Job Description: We are seeking a qualified and will consider experienced or newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist to join our multidisciplinary team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with the elderly and a commitment to improving their communication and swallowing abilities. Your expertise will play a vital role in enhancing the overall well-being and quality of life of our residents.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, and swallowing disorders in residents.
• Develop and implement individualized treatment plans.
• Collaborate with nursing home staff, including doctors, nurses, and occupational therapists, to ensure a holistic approach to resident care.
• Educate and train staff and family members on communication techniques and strategies.
• Monitor and document residents' progress, adjusting treatment plans as necessary.
• Provide support and counselling to residents and their families.
• Stay up-to-date with the latest research and advancements in speech and language therapy.

Requirements:
• A recognized qualification in Speech and Language Therapy.
• Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
• Membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is essential.
• Experience working with elderly individuals, particularly in a nursing home or similar setting.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
• Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for improving the lives of elderly residents.

Benefits:
• Competitive salary based on experience.
• Continuous professional development opportunities.
• Supportive and friendly working environment.
• Pension scheme.
• Paid holidays and sick leave.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and compassionate Speech and Language Therapist looking to make a meaningful difference in the lives of elderly residents, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position to Fiona at Amber Mace or call (phone number removed)

Hours

Full time