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The details

  • Speciality: Adult Acute
  • Grade: Senior Speech Therapist
  • Salary: £23 - £35 per hour
  • Location: South East Coast
  • Start Date: Required ASAP
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Reference No: J114841

Mediplacements are looking to recruit a band 6/7 Speech and Language Therapist for a locum position with our client in Southampton.

The pay for this position is £23-£28 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an ongoing duration.

Purpose of the Position
This is a specialist Speech & Language Therapy post in the Community Team for Adults with a Learning Disability suited to a Speech & Language Therapist with a minimum of 2 years postgraduate Speech & Language Therapy experience. The Speech & Language Therapist will be based within the Integrated Learning Disability Service and will hold responsibility for managing a caseload.
The clinical role will be to provide Speech & Language Therapy assessment, diagnosis and intervention to clients referred to the service using established models of Speech & Language Therapy ensuring practice is evidence based. The postholder will work as a core member of the ILDS.
* The Post holder will be expected to hold a postgraduate qualification in dysphagia and provide a specialist dysphagia service. To work as an autonomous practitioner, assessing diagnosing, and providing timely intervention and management of communication and/or swallowing problems as a member of the ILDS.
* Contribute to data collection, where relevant as member of MDT.
* To collaborate and liaise with MDT colleagues to provide co-ordinated care to service users in the Community setting.
* To provide clinical support, where appropriate to other colleagues, including students.
* To contribute to client information, manage priorities, organise equipment/resources and liaise with other SLTs about continuing care following discharge.
* To contribute to the prioritisation and triage of referrals to ensure that priority , high risk, clients are seen urgently, following locally devised systems / timescales

If you're interested in working as a locum speech therapist with Mediplacements, apply now!

When you work with Mediplacements, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible. We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

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