London – The Wellington Hospital
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
Job - Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
Location - The Wellington Hospital, London
Contract Type - Permanent, full time at 37.5 hours per week (9am - 5.15pm Monday to Friday)
Salary Range -Competitive dependent upon skills and experience. This position is equivalent to a NHS band 6
Other Info - We will be able to sponsor VISA's for candidates within the EU and outside the EU.
As a Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, you will provide a high quality Speech and Language Therapy Service to in-patients with communication, cognitive and swallowing problems at the Wellington Hospital.
You will also work closely with the AHP Clinical Services Manager, the Lead Speech and Language Therapist for Rehabilitation Services and Specialist speech and language therapist to deliver high quality treatment based on quality standards and best clinical practise.
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
Duties & Responsibilities
To be able to assess and treat in-patients who have communication and/or swallowing disorders.
To advise staff and family regarding implementation of treatment programmes for in-patients and out-patients with speech, language and swallowing disorders.
To be able to use or recommend instrumental assessments, with supervision (where necessary), to assess patients who have swallowing disorders.
To supervise treatment provided by therapy assistants within the hospital.
To document all assessment, treatment and progress in accordance with departmental standards
To be willing and able to adapt to non English speaking patients and to work closely with interpreters
To participate in on call rota as required
Skills & Experience
Professional qualification in Speech and Language Therapy
Experience working with adults with a range of neurological disorders
Experience working with those with complex communication, cognitive and physical disabilities
Experience working within an in-patient setting
About The Facility
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.