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Paediatric Dysphagia Speech&Language Therapist Job

The details

  • Speciality: Paeds ASD
  • Grade: Senior Speech Therapist
  • Salary: £22 - £26 per hour
  • Location: London
  • Start Date: Required ASAP
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Reference No: J86476

Mediplacements are recruiting for a Band 7 Speech & Language Therapist to work in a Paediatric role in North London


Band: 7
Specialty: Dysphagia
Start date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing

Candidates must have experience in Dysphagia and be HCPC registered.

The post holder will:

Provide a specialist paediatric SLT service (assessment, differential diagnosis and programmes of intervention) to inpatient and outpatient premature babies, neonates and children who present with feeding and swallowing problems

Be an autonomous practitioner with responsibility for managing and prioritising a defined caseload of neonates, infants and young children presenting with a wide range of feeding and swallowing disorders and possible associated complex needs.

Be responsible for delivering a comprehensive and highly specialist service to premature infants, neonates, infants and young children presenting with feeding and swallowing disorders secondary to prematurity, congenital conditions including syndromes, neurological disorder, respiratory disorders, gastro-intestinal disorders, anatomical abnormality and behavioural / psychological feeding problems.

*Will have a highly specialist knowledge of objective assessments of swallowing including videoflouroscopy and will be knowledgeable of the management and impact of tracheostomy on swallowing and communication.

*Will provide advice, training and support to the parents, carers and nursing staff as appropriate and will have a detailed knowledge of positioning and handling babies and young children with a wide range of disabilities and the impact that positioning may have on swallowing.

*Provide clinical supervision, support and training to the Band 6 paediatric SLT.

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

Not available for this position Why not recommend a friend or colleague and earn a £250 referral bonus on successful placement (terms and qualifying period apply).

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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