Speech and Language Therapy Assistant | Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £30,279 - £33,116 p.a. inc.
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: London, N1 5QJ
Company: Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6289718/293-CCS-0543

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We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to join our creative and committed team.

The successful candidate will work in our service for children and young people. The role will include delivering interventions for children and young people (CYP), under the supervision of a speech and language therapist. The post holder will have the opportunity to work with a variety of speech and language therapists and develop their own skills in promoting the communication development of young children.

***Closing date is indicative only and this vacancy may close early without notice when sufficient applications have been received.***

Some of the main duties for this role are as follows:
• To work with Speech and language therapist (SaLT’s) to assess, plan and implement therapy, to CYP with complex / targeted speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and/or eating and drinking difficulties
• To independently undertake observations of CYP, carry out programmes of intervention, and run groups.
• To be involved in universal work, offering preventative packages to school aged CYP, and the roll out of training to parents and other professionals
• To keep accurate, contemporaneous notes, maintain statistics as required and carry out other administrative tasks related to the service for CYP

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of "Outstanding" from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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