Part Time Speech & Language Therapist (Neuro) - Charity
Speech & Language Therapist (Neuro) - Part Time | Care and Support Charity
£35,000 - £38,000 (FTE) DOE + Benefits
Part Time - 18 hours per week
We are Kent's premier charity for people with disabilities and have been providing care and leisure services for over 70 years. We know that to ensure our care services are exceptional, we need to have great people working here. If you think Strode Park sounds like the place for you, we would love to hear from you.
We are located in a 19th Century Victorian Manor House set in 14 acres of beautiful grounds in the picturesque village of Herne, Kent. We are a nursing and residential home offering both long and short-term care for adults aged 18 and upwards. Our home is registered for 55 beds, and we offer a relaxed homely environment for our residents. We are also pleased to be able to offer short-term neuro-rehabilitation and respite care.
You will be responsible for providing Speech and Language Therapy that enables our service users to achieve a level of independence, well-being and choice in line with their aspirations and abilities. You will be joining a supportive and experienced team of therapists who are committed to delivering the very best care to our service users. The team are looking to appoint highly motivated and a conscientious team player who has excellent communication and analytical skills gained through previous experience.
This role would be suited to a practitioner who has previously in their career worked with dysphagia and/or ideally worked with dysphagia associated with neurological conditions or events.
You’ll need the following skills and qualities:
+ Be a registered Speech & Language Therapist
+ Have a degree/graduate diploma in Speech & Language Therapy
+ Registered to the Health Professions Council (HCPC)
+ Have a significant level of experience in relevant clinical area, for example, working with people with physical disabilities, long term neurological conditions and/or neuro rehabilitation
+ The ability to communicate effectively with all service users
+ Experience as an SLT Band 6
+ Be passionate about helping people improve their quality of life
+ An interest in working in adult care services
+ Basic computer skills
The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Should you require the application forms to be supplied in a different format due to a disability, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We are committed to ensuring all disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, an accreditation given to organisations that pledge to actively seek out and hire skilled disabled people, and to positively change attitudes, behaviours and cultures, within their businesses, supply chain and local communities.
Equal opportunities employer.
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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.