Speech and Language Therapist

Speech and Language Therapist

Full time hours available with the Greater Preston Team based at Minerva Health Centre, Preston

Are you a qualified Speech & Language Therapist wanting to use your skills working with children, young people and their families?

The Children’s Therapy Service are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Speech and Language Therapists to join the Greater Preston based locality team. The Children’s Therapy Service provides an excellent opportunity to work alongside dedicated professionals providing excellent high quality care to reduce the impact of disability to children and their families.

We work with children and young people aged 0- 19 with well developed and evidenced based pathways covering the needs of children with communication needs. We can offer clinical and management supervision, specialist support by experienced senior staff, continuing professional development and specialist speech and language therapy forums. The Children’s Therapy Service has a strong network of clinical leads and a professional lead for Children’s speech and language therapy.

The team comprises of Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language therapists. We work closely with colleagues in health, education and social care to provide a genuinely child-centred service. We work in a variety of locations, including clinics, children’s own homes, nurseries and schools.

The successful candidate must be able to effectively manage their own time, and demonstrate excellent communication skills. An interest in working with children and their families is essential.

The Children’s Integrated Therapy and Nursing Team are led by a multidisciplinary management team, including a Professional Lead for speech and language therapy. This is an exciting time to join our team as clinicians are involved in developing our innovative services.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Clare Nield Tel: , email clare.nield@lancashirecare.nhs.uk

Reference: 40881123

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