Why not make a life changing move for 2020 and come and work in the beautiful county of Shropshire? We are ideally placed within the West midlands to be within easy reach of both Manchester and Birmingham to which there are excellent transport links.
We require a dynamic and innovative Speech and Language Therapist to join our friendly team of community therapists and assistants. We have a robust system of support with regular clinical and management supervision and monthly team meetings with cake! Across the Speech and language Therapy department, we also have quarterly Professional SLT meetings and CPD sessions.
The post is part time, 26.25 hours per week (ideally worked across 4 days).
You will hold a degree or equivalent recognised by RCSLT and licence to practice with HCPC. The post includes community domiciliary caseloads in Oswestry and Church Stretton combined with mixed general and neuro outpatient and voice clinics.
Part of the role may also be to support the delivery of training to fellow staff in the community such as HCA’s, housekeepers or nurses; as well as working closely with families and carers on the wards/ care homes and the community to support safe eating, drinking and swallowing and deliver language and communication programmes.
We are looking for someone who is flexible, has good time management skills, and works well independently as well as within a team. We have strong links with our MDT colleagues and joint working is often key in much of our practice. As you will be working in a variety of different settings you must be able to drive
The successful applicant will be an autonomous practitioner, independent in dysphagia with experience in MDT working.
The Therapy department are working towards being at the forefront of innovation in leading the way by undertaking development and service evaluation utilising the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) methodology in Lean practices as the Trust are one of only 5 Trusts in England to be affiliated with the VMI based in Seattle.
There may be the possibility of additional permanent hours becoming available to apply for In the coming months.
Job shares will be considered where possible.
Informal visits and enquiries are welcome.