Posted September 21, 2022
Permanent Mental Health Speech Therapist
Position: Mental Health Speech and Language Therapist
Band: Band 7
Job type: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
Salary: £40,057 – £45,839 pa
Athona’s AHP division is currently recruiting for a permanent Mental Health Speech & Language Therapist. This position is based in Newport, Wales, working in a mental health setting. The proposed start date for this role is ASAP.
Our client provides complex mental health care and rehabilitation. They take pride in providing safe, compassionate and dignified therapeutic care and treatments for adults with complex mental health conditions.
Their specialist multi-disciplinary teams provide transition-focused healthcare, including specialist assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and education as well as bespoke step-down services. We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist who has clinical experience of working with the older person in complex dementias and neurological conditions.
This post is varied and busy and the team consists of a Band 5 SALT and SALT assistant. The Speech and Language Therapy team are a vital and well-established therapy within St Peters and the wider MDT.
The post also involves travelling to our other sites on a referral basis. We offer paid HCPC registration fees and actively support training to meet your personal development. This could also include training to develop dysphagic competencies.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- HCPC registration
- The right to work in the UK
- Enhanced DBS
Newport is a city and county borough in Wales, situated on the River Usk close to its confluence with the Severn Estuary, 12 miles northeast of Cardiff. With a population of 145,700 at the 2011 census, Newport is the third-largest authority with city status in Wales, and seventh most populous overall.
Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’
- Exclusive access to new vacancies
- The best possible salary, and all negotiations taken care of on your behalf
- Stringent onboarding process
- Fixed-term contracts for candidates that are not on the specialist register
- All options will be made available to you
- Receive up to £150 for every permanent allied health professional you recommend
- Exclusive discount codes
If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today to find out more. If this role is not quite the right fit, get in touch with us today to discuss your requirements and register your CV.