Speech & Language Therapist

  • Search
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 01 Jul, 2024

Job Description

Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Birmingham - 43,742 - 50,056 DOE (pro rata)

Hours: Flexible working hours available.

Search are seeking an inspirational and thoughtful person to join our dynamic team in south-west Birmingham.

Why join our Client?

Our Client is a charity that aims to improve the lives of people with brain injuries in the UK. Their assessment centres, rehabilitation units and hospitals use expert neurorehabilitation to support people to regain the skills they have lost. They treat people with a range of brain injuries - sustained through trauma, illness, substance abuse and more - to recover and meet their personal goals. Their employees are incredibly passionate about the jobs they do - you'll find a strong team spirit across our services and amazing colleagues who always pull together and look out for each other.

The Service:
The trust works with people who have to cope with a range of cognitive, physical and / or emotional symptoms following a severe brain injury. Rehabilitation is based on a neurobehavioral approach and focuses on enabling service users to function more independently and to participate in as many of their previous roles and activities as possible, while developing their lives with privacy, dignity and respect.

The Role:
The trust is looking for a Senior Specialist SaLT who wants to develop their experience by working in our highly regarded service in south-west Birmingham; providing strategic, professional leadership to the multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team.

Your responsibilities will include:

Work as autonomous speech and language therapist within your multidisciplinary team
Assess how a person's communication impacts on their day to day life and provide intervention as appropriate.
Work with the person and their social network to problem solve and overcome barriers.
Assess communication and provide a management plan and rehabilitation (as appropriate) seeking specialist assessments as required
Provide training to staff and our service users social network
Be integral to service and organisational development.

About you:

What are we looking for?
The successful applicant will have a Degree in Speech and Language Therapy
Registered with the HCPC
Achieved Dysphagia Competencies
Specialist knowledge of SaLT models and interventions in ABI e.g. social communication, cognitive communication, communication partner training.
Able to manage complex dysphagia within an adult neurology caseload
Minimum 4 years qualified experience encompassing complex case management
A salary of between 43,742 - 50,056 DOE (pro rata) (Subject to change)
38 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) (pro rata)
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Excellent training and support
Group life assurance
Company Pension
Eye voucher scheme
Long service and staff awards
Free parking
Nationwide employee staff discounts incl. eating out and shopping
Blue Light Card: provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store
All clinical roles have CPD opportunities and we may support further professional development

We will consider applications from candidates who require sponsorship.

If this vacancy is of interest to you, or if you may know somebody suitable, please reach out to (url removed) or alternatively give us a ring at (phone number removed).

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.


Full time