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Locum Adult acute dysphagia Speech Therapist

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  • Speciality: Adult Acute
  • Grade: Senior Speech Therapist
  • Salary: £24 - £29 per hour
  • Location: North West England
  • Start Date: Required ASAP
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Reference No: J500002554

Mediplacements are recruiting for a Band 7 Speech & Language Therapist to work in acute environment in Cumbria.

Band: 7
Specialty : To be a highly specialist clinician in dysphagia

Start date: ASAP
Finish date: 3 months with possible extension


*To be responsible for a highly specialist speech and language portfolio in an agreed area of expertise which will include provision of expert advice to therapists across teams to support them in taking up the duty of care

*To provide highly specialist clinical advice to medical staff, nurses and allied health professionals working within their field of expertise

*To be responsible for the assessment, treatment, planning, delivery and evaluation of evidence-based highly specialised Speech and Language therapy intervention with a complex caseload.

*To undertake comprehensive speech and language therapy assessment of adults with complex presentations, using self determined investigative and analytical skills, to formulate hypotheses in order to determine a diagnosis

*To establish individualised management and treatment plans, using advanced clinical reasoning and utilising a wide range of evidence based treatment skills and options to formulate highly specialised interventions and programmes of care.

*To work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary framework to achieve integrated care for patients

*To promote health and reduce inequalities for adults and their families and communities, so that they may be able to maximise their potential.
*Provide clinical leadership and supervision facilitating a culture of learning and reflective practice.

*Identify audit/research opportunities, initiating, designing and implementing projects

If this sounds like the next job for you, please call Mediplacements on 0207 613 6789.

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Additional benefits include:
-A dedicated one to one service
-Fast track registration process
-Excellent rates of pay
-Assistance with travel and accommodation
-Weekly pay - on time, every time
-Access to exclusive NHS and Private sector jobs
-No Registration Fee!
-Reimbursed DBSs
-Free online training available

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