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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to work in an exceptional private hospital based in the Colchester, Essex area.

You will be working for one of UK’s leading health care providers


This is a private hospital providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs



*To be considered for this position you must be registered with the HCPC as a Speech and Language Therapist




As a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist your key responsibilities include:

·         You will have a unique opportunity to support the development and delivery of an evidence-based SLT service to meet the needs of the complex client group

·         Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will use expert skills to assess, advise and intervene with the aim of promoting, implementing and embedding functional communication systems; this is a hands-on role with high levels of contact with individuals in the care of the service

·         To train others, promote good practice and maintain a successful inclusive communication environment


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         Experience in the field of Learning Disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Conditions

·         Understanding of Positive Behaviour Support with an emphasis on person-centred planning

·         Knowledge of sensory needs and how these may impact on functioning and regulation

·         Dysphagia training (desirable – training available)

·         Excellent communication & time management skills

·         Enthusiasm, motivation and passion


The successful Specialist Speech and Language Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £36,807 - £44,322 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 40 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         Generous CPD allowance (on completion of probation period), enabling access to conferences and external CPD events

·         Clinical Supervision from an experienced Speech and Language Therapist and access to a network of 50 SLTs nationally

·         Paid CEN membership

·         New starter resource budget to personalise your assessment and intervention toolkit

·         Access to Photosymbols, Communicate in Print, Widgit Online

·         Access to Amazon Business account and virtual credit card

·         A competitive salary

·         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

·         Employee rewards, discount benefits scheme including Blue Light Card and NHS discounts

·         Company pension scheme

·         Full induction training is given

·         Free meals and parking on shift

·         Work related travel expenses from base location are reimbursable


Reference ID: 6600

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £36,807 - £44,322 per annum
  • Location: CO4 5HF
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Lucy Cook
  • Tel: 01216380567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 6600
  • Posted: 2024-07-04 17:53:28 -

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