Speech and Language Therapist


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We have an exciting fixed-term contract for a Speech and Language Therapist in North Lancashire, North of St Helens and Liverpool but south of Southport. The contract is until April 2020 and will be community based across the Lancashire area.

You’ll be assessing and diagnosing patients, creating a tailored care plan and helping to implement it. You’ll be seeing a range of patients with communication and swallowing problems following CVA and swallowing disorders associated with acute medical conditions including tracheostomies and / or ventilator dependency.

It will be expected for you to be able to assist in the undertaking of video fluoroscopic examinations, analysing and reporting radiographic images, offering assessments, diagnosis and treatment/management plans to patients and their medical teams. You must be HCPC qualified, have experience managing your own caseload, including the more complex cases, and ideally some experience within the community would be benefit an application.

If successful you’ll receive a Band 6 salary, around £37,000 (FTE). There are up to full time hours available (37.5) however they can consider those looking for 28 hours+, they can be flexible with working patterns and start/finish times. Alongside this, you will receive NHS pension contributions, 5 weeks of holiday (pro rata) and insurance provided.

You’ll need to have a clean driving license and your own car.

For some more information on this role, please callor click APPLY.

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