In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe caring and respectful way.
An exciting opportunity has become available to work as a Speech and Language Therapy Manager providing professional clinical leadership and operational management to the Speech and Language Therapy service in South Ayrshire across acute hospital community hospitals and community teams for adult and children's services.
As part of the AHP leadership team within South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership the post holder will be expected to strategically advise on speech and language therapy workforce developments and opportunities and lead teams in service improvements and transformational change.
The post holder will be expected to work alongside the Speech and Language Therapy Managers in East and North Ayrshire to provide pan-ayrshire clinical and staff governance and will provide clinical leadership for practice development within adult services. Significant clinical experience of working within adult services and relevant post-graduate qualification in the management of adult acquired dysphasia is required.
You are expected to work with a high level of autonomy. A proven track record in management clinical and professional leadership is required for this role. A degree in Speech and Language Therapy HCPC registration and evidence of post graduate training at Masters level or equivalent is essential.
Membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists is desirable.
Hours 37.5 per week over 7 days.
Car owner/Driver is essential
Enquiries to: Elaine Hill AHP Senior Manageror
Closing Date: 20 April 2018
We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.