Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist

Posted 18 May by Sugarman Medical & Mind

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist

Position: Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
Location: London


Our client based in London is looking for a Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist to start ASAP. The post is ongoing and between a unit for children with mainstream primary school and a secondary school for children.

The ideal candidate will be a confident autonomous practitioner who has a passion for working in paediatrics. They will be child-centred and continually striving to achieve the best for every child and young person. They will be personable, quick to establish rapport and build strong relationships with children, young people and those they work alongside.

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • To assess and diagnose children with communication disorders, including those with special needs
  • To develop and implement Speech and Language Therapy treatment and to evaluate outcomes
  • To take clinical responsibility for a varied paediatric caseload of differing complexities and to organise this effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time
  • To provide advice and coaching to others regarding the management and care of clients with communication difficulties
  • To demonstrate clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice and outcome measures
  • To participate in the development and delivery of training to others with support.
  • To demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice with peers/clinical supervisor and to identify own strengths and development needs.

Person Specification

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or Equivalent
  • Health Care Professions Council registration.e
  • Relevant knowledge / placement /experience with a range of paediatric communication problems (Speech Disorders, language disorder, ASD, Learning Disabilities).

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

Required skills

  • ASD
  • Paediatric
  • Speech & Language Therapist

Application questions

Are you HCPC registered ?
Do live in the UK?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years post grad experience as a Speech and Language Therapist?

Reference: 35179651

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