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Speech & Language Therapist Band 7 - (Part-time / Permanent)

Job reference: 1392468 
Date notified: 12/09/2018 
Job location: Armagh 
Salary: £31,383 - £41,374 per annum. 
Hours: 18.5 
Worktime: 3 days Monday - Friday, to be confirmed. 
Closing date: 25/09/2018 
Employer: Recruitment SSC on behalf of HSCNI 
Business: Recruitment & Selection Services 
Address: Longstone Hospital 
  73 Loughgall Road 
Postcode: BT61 7PR 
Telephone: 028 95362998 

Job Duties:

The Post holder will work as an integral part of the Specialist multidisciplinary team located in a dementia inpatient assessment facility. This facility is designed to meet the needs of people with dementia who require a period of specialised assessment and treatment for distressed behaviours which cannot be assessed, managed and treated effectively in a community setting.

This post will involve working on a day-to-day basis with adults who have severely impaired communication and / or swallowing due to Dementia. The post will require communicating and working closely and effectively with patients, carers, the dementia/ memory teams, and other professionals, demonstrating highly developed interpersonal skills including empathy, negotiation and counselling skills.

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Qualifications / Experience:

Degree in Speech and Language Therapy or qualification recognised by RCSLT.
Registered with the HCPC and RCSLT.
A Minimum of 4 years post-qualification clinical experience to include 2 years experience as a developing clinical specialist (Band 6) or equivalent in assessing and treating clients with dementia
Post graduate advanced clinical training and experience (MSc level or equivalent) to include
Specialist courses relevant to the diagnosis, prognosis and management of the client groups, eg. Postgraduate dysphagia training, Talking Mats, Intensive Interaction, Dementia care training, Advanced care planning.
Extensive relevant CPD
Experience in developing and delivering training programmes for other professionals.
Experience in staff and student supervision.

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Application Method:

To apply please visit Ref: 51236019

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Location: St Luke's Hospital
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