As a Speech and Language Therapist, you are the reason why lives change for the better. You help some of the most vulnerable people build a brighter future, and get to enjoy the satisfaction that brings.
Join the team at Thornford Park in Thatcham, a 130 bed low and medium secure forensic mental health hospital with PICU and ASD services, and be a part of an environment that has a strong emphasis on teamwork as you provide specialist SALT assessments, interventions and treatments to men with ASD and/or learning disabilities.
You will know one or two things about communication as you lead group therapeutic group sessions, helping people develop and improve their speech and communication. Building one-to-one rapport with service users, you will encourage engagement and empower recovery.
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth.
Other responsibilities include
Demonstrate specialist skills in dealing with complex cases, cultural and linguistic differences, and to generate appropriate strategies for caseload management.
Undertake audits and contributing to research in the provision of treatments.
Specialist knowledge in the areas of acquired communication and swallowing disorders.
To be successful in this role, you'll need
To be registered with HCPC
Experience of managing a caseload involving assessment and treatment of dysphagia
Experience of working with families
Evidence of continuing Professional Development
What you will get
Competitive annual salary
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Enhanced Maternity Package
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.