Hertfordshire, UK

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Hertfordshire, UK

£33,706 – £40,588 per annum

Full-Time, Flexible

Job Description

At the Mosaic Practice we are currently looking for a committed and experienced Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to join us on a full-time basis with flexibility around hours.


We are a highly specialist assessment and treatment centre for children with complex and profound communication and neurological difficulties. Our focus is to provide bespoke treatment to support individuals and families to enhance their communication.


Working for The Mosaic Practice, you will be able to manage your own caseload of children with complex needs. In turn, our varied client portfolio, access to a supportive team and regular supervision sessions, will give you great opportunities to enhance your expertise!


At the Mosaic Practice our values shape the way we work:


We Get It - We take time to listen to families to get to know their personal perspective


We Really Care - We value the child as a unique person and their parents as the expert on their child


We Know Our Stuff - Together with the families' knowledge of their own child and our skills and knowledge of specialist approaches, we will help the children succeed at every stage


You will be:

  • Delivering specialist speech and language therapies to clients

  • Using expert knowledge of standardised and informal assessment tools to aid diagnosis and explore possible alternative communication systems as required

  • Implementing and evaluating specialist AAC therapy and programmes of care for clients with a wide range of complex speech, language and communication difficulties

  • Identifying alternative methods of communication using AAC tools and strategies

  • Understanding neurological disorders and applying knowledge to build realistic expectations and work to appropriate outcomes


You will need the following:

  • A qualification in Speech and Language therapy

  • Ability to work with a range of communication systems – including high and low tech communication and switches

  • An awareness of the cognitive capabilities associated with a range of disorders

  • Knowledge of muscular disorders

  • Ability to adapt your approach to individual children’s needs

  • A full UK driving licence and own your own car


What we can offer:

  • A comprehensive salary and flexible working hours

  • Term time only working hours

  • Company pension scheme

  • 6 weeks annual leave including bank holiday

  • The opportunity to work for a well-respected speech and language practice and a team of leading speech and language specialists


If you share the same values and have the drive and ambition to shape Speech and Language Therapy practice, then we would love to hear from you….

 
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