August 30, 2019

We are now recruiting for a part time Speech & Language Therapist position in Cork working with adults with developmental disorders and/ or intellectual disability. This position is 12 hours/ month. Flexible working appropriate.

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

• Plan and organise individual and group caseloads, to include assessment, goal setting and intervention with a range of disabilities including physical, sensory, learning disabilities, developmental delay and autism.

• Examine and diagnose the client’s speech therapy requirements drawing up communication programmes.

• Participate in the assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders (dysphagia) provided they have the appropriate training and post-graduate coursework completed.

• Work with other health professionals such as Nurses, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, GP’s etc and participate in monthly MDT meetings.

• Liaise and communicate with clients’ families and other relevant parties

• Maintaining up to-date notes to include client symptoms, treatments and progress

• Participate and be involved in in-service professional development programmes and training as required.

• Participate in the service Annual Performance Review System.

 

The person should possess the following skills:

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Good practical skills

• Ability to work in a team

• An inquiring and creative mind

• Problem-solving

 

Prerequisites:

• Experience in providing Speech and Language Therapy to adults with intellectual disability

• Degree qualified

• CORU registered

• Membership of the IASLT

• Minimum 1 years’ experience working as an Speech and Language Therapist in the public or private healthcare sectors

Informal enquiries are welcome. Please contact Conan Lang Clinical Manager .

 

Skills:

CORU, IASLT, INSURANCE, PART TIME

Please send your CV to Mary Fleming at Healthcare Direct    mary.fleming@healthcaredirect.ie

Alternatively contact our office on 1850-749746