- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary £30,401.00 - £38,046.00 gross per year
- South Ayrshire
PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE ADVERT AND POST INFORMATION IN THE JOB PACK (LINK BELOW) BEFORE APPLYING 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 arisen for an enthusiastic and innovative Speech and Language Therapist to join our Speech and Language Therapy team for Children and Young People in East Ayrshire on a part time basis (3 days per week) The Speech and Language Therapy team for Children and Young People delivers services at universal targeted and specialist levels and aims to support the wellbeing needs of children and their families at the earliest opportunity by working in collaboration with our communities. This post will form part of our service for Children and Young people and you manage a wide caseload which may include supporting children with complex needs disorders of speech language voice fluency communication eating and swallowing and requires you to develop an autonomous clinical role. You will be expected to assess treat and manage own caseload of patients/clients to maintain appropriate records to work collaboratively with the patient/carers multi-disciplinary teams within the Health and Social care partnership Education and the Third Sector to enable and maximise self management and to advise and provide clinical support to other students/staff on SLT issues as well as supervising the work of assistants. You will support children with complex needs experience of working with children with dysphagia would be essential. There may be a requirement to work flexibly across Ayrshire and Arran to meet service demands and as new effective and efficient ways of Partnership working develop. You will hold: - University Degree or equivalent (3 years ordinary degree/4 year's Honours degree). - Certificate to practise from HCPC (Health Care Professions Council). - Membership of Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (desirable). Regular support and supervision and opportunities to enhance skills will be provided in line with Turas. You will be given the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills and will have access to recognized evidence based training programmes and well as local training opportunities. You will have strong written and oral communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and work constructively with a range of people Car availability for work purposes and a valid UK license is essential for this post. Hours: 22.5 per week. Informal enquiries are welcomed to Tracy Robertson Speech and Language Therapy Team Lead (CYP) on () or Jane Stewart Speech and Language Therapy Team Lead (CYP) on () Closing Date: 25 July 2019 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.