February 5, 2021

HealthcareDirect are currently looking to employ a part-time Speech & Language Therapist to join our team. You will work 7.5 hours per week in North Kildare developing your skills working with Adults with Learning Disabilities. Flexible working appropriate. You will work in a fully supported environment lead by our Clinical Managers and be given the opportunity to work autonomously in the private healthcare sector. Salary is commensurate with experience. If you feel that you are the right person for the role we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

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

-Support service users to develop their skills and knowledge in a range of areas including Communication Passports, Multimedia Technology, Accessible Information, Eating and Drinking.

-Work with other health professionals such as Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Dieticians and Support Workers and participate in monthly MDT meetings.

-Liaise and communicate with clients’ families and other relevant parties.

-Writing reports and case notes and maintaining accurate records.

-Participate in the service Annual Performance Review System.

-Active engagement in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) e.g. Staff Training Days

-Participate in the service Annual Performance Review System.

Characteristics we value:

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-Good practical skills

-Ability to work in a team

Prerequisites:

-Minimum 1 years’ experience

-Degree qualified

-CORU registration

-Post graduate clinical experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities

-Full driver’s license and access to a car

-Private Indemnity Insurance

HealthcareDirect have a highly experienced team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists and Dieticians supported by our Clinical Managers. We specialise in providing healthcare services to the public and private sectors across Ireland. We provide patient centred quality care in a wide range of settings including community hospitals, nursing and residential care settings, specialist care centres, and also private sessions in patients’ homes. As such, we see a broad and diverse range of clinical presentations.

Please contact Healthcare Direct on 1850-749746 or email info@healthcaredirect.ie