Specialist ALD Dysphagia Speech and Language Therapist - Darlington

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Pulse are advertising for an exciting opportunity for a permanent position based in Durham.

Our client care for, and supports, adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK. Their purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps their service users to fulfil the things they want out of life. They set high standards for their staff teams and want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

As part of a skilled and supportive Multi-disciplinary team, including Advocates and Social Workers, the successful candidate will be confident at managing a complex caseload and be able to contribute to a rapidly developing service.

You will be to be experienced in working with adults with a learning disability or autism, you will be experienced in the assessment/management of communication in adults with Learning disabilities, autism and behaviours which challenge, and you will have excellent communication and organisational skills.

You must hold current registration with RCSLT and the HCPC, you will need to hold Post –Registration certificate and/or have experience in the assessment and management of Dysphagia with this client group, and you must be capable of managing their own caseloads autonomously.

In turn, our client offers high-quality professional support and a strong commitment to personal development. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to supervise junior colleagues and be actively involved in supporting the Hospital Manager in service development and clinical governance.

Additional Benefits working with our client include:

  • 3% match pension contribution
  • Access to comprehensive internal training
  • Travel Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Death in Service benefit

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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