Speech and Language Therapy Assistant - Elysium Healthcare : Job Details

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Elysium Healthcare

Job Location : Daventry, UK

Posted on : 16/05/2022 - Valid Till : 13/06/2022

Job Description :

Begin a rewarding career at Badby Park as a Speech and Language Therapy Assistant and be part of a team that provides care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you'll work alongside the team at Badby Park, where you will care for people with neurological illnesses, acquired brain and spinal cord injuries. Reporting to the qualified Speech and Language Therapist, you will carry out therapy programmes for communication and swallowing impairments. This will see you provide support with the communication strategies including communication aids, handling communication groups and participating in joint therapy sessions with other disciplines.

You will provide administrative support to the Lead Therapy Assistant and qualified staff as you assist with managing the 12-week timetable, questionnaires, arranging events and communicating with the units.As a Speech and Language Therapy Assistant, you will assist in delivering therapeutic care under the supervision of a qualified professional. You will attend monthly peer supervision with other TA's, as well as monthly group supervision/training with relevant professionals to enhance your skills and knowledge.

You will be a part of an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, where you will enjoy a comprehensive induction, regular supervision and will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist SLT in supporting staff in their knowledge of modified diets and fluids
  • Help ensure any planned admissions have been added to the timetable and liaise with a relevant professional to ensure all equipment is accessible and in place
  • Participate with weekly timetable changes sessions
  • Manage your timetable effectively with guidance and supervision from qualified staff

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Experience within a similar setting is desirable but not essential
  • Healthcare experience desirable
  • Demonstrate good communication and listening skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to ensure confidentiality

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £19,773 + Benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals on duty and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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