• North East England
  • Permanent
  • Band 6, Band 7
  • 41,034 - 41,034 per annum

Athona is currently recruiting for a permanent band 6/7 Speech and Language Therapist in Darlington.

As a Highly Specialist SLT you will be working directly with a specialist caseload of patients with complex needs to assess their speech, communication and language needs (SCLN) in all environments.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team on-site, you will also work with all staff across the hospital to support the implementation of the therapeutic and neuropsychiatric approach demonstrating an interest in upskilling the workforce. Being a new unit, you will be expected to implement and embed the SLT pathway for neuropsychiatric / neurodegenerative services in to the hospital and directly report progress through monthly supervision to the Head of SLT and unit manager. You will provide quality assessment, interventions and be skilled in both SCLN and dysphagia. You will be part of a company-wide SLT service and contribute to the service enhancement.

This role is 40 hours per week, and is offering a salary up to £41,034.

The successful candidate will need to be accredited with the HCPC.

For more information or to apply to this position, please contact Charlie Naylor on 01277 286024 or e-mail charlie.naylor@athona.com.

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  • Job Reference: CN046