Forensic Learning Disability Speech Therapist - East Anglia

  • Job Reference: SLTEA
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East of England
  • Salary: £26.00 to £33.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Speech and Language Therapy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

We have a rare opportunity for a speech and language therapist to work with adults with learning disabilities in low, medium secure and rehabilitation. Most patients have complex needs including forensic histories, mental illnesses, ASC and Personality Disorders. Although experience in a forensic setting is not essential, it is preferrred.

Ideally the post is to cover both communication and dysphagia, however all experience will be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in working in a forensic setting. You will be part of an MDT made up of nurses, psycologists and assistants but will be the lone Speech Therapist. There will be support from Speech therapist in other teams across the UK.

The client is looking for someone part time on either a temporary, fixed term or permanent basis. Rate of pay will be between £26-£33 per hour depending on experience.


--- Requirements of the Job ---

-HCPC and RCSLT registration
-Previous Learning Disability experience essential.
-Independent in managing a dysphagia amd communication caseload
- Car driver

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If you are interested in this Speech Therapy position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

--- About us ---

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

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