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RM21136 - Advanced Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

RM21136 - Advanced Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Posted 20 October by NHS Grampian
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There is a very exciting opportunity for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to join the Speech and Language Therapy team in Aberdeenshire in order to support the development and evaluation of a new comprehensive service to the Prison population within Her Majesty’s Prison & Young Offenders Institute Grampian (HMP & YOI Grampian). 

The post holder will work alongside other AHP’s working within HMP Grampian, the Aberdeenshire Community Speech and Language Therapy Team and colleagues from the Mental Health and Learning Disability SLT Team.  The successful applicant will: 
  • Identify therapy needs of the population of HMP & YOI Grampian and capacity required to support the provision of a diagnostic and therapeutic service (including dysphagia).
  • Identify the training needs of Staff at HMP & YOI Grampian in order to support those with speech, language and communication needs.
  • Assist/lead in the development of the Speech and Language Therapy service within the  NHS Grampian/HMP Service with support of clinical leads.
  • Use highly specialist speech and language therapy skills to monitor, evaluate and report on that service to the Uni–Professional Lead for Speech & Language Therapy and Prison management to ensure effective use of resource.


To obtain a copy of the job description and person specification for this post please click on the following link:  RM21136 - Advanced Clinical Specialist Speech & Language Therapist.doc

We are also currently advertising a 22.5 hours per week Advanced Speech and Language Therapist post based in Portlethen.  We would welcome applicants to apply for either of these vacancies, or to apply for both with the potential for both posts to be joined together to create one full-time post.  For further details, please search for vacancy PR21134.

Informal enquiries to: Emma MacPherson, Lead Speech and Language Therapist (Aberdeenshire), Tel No

Closing date: Wednesday 24th October 2018.

Reference: 36063071

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