Band 6 SALT required in the Oxford area, 1 year contract, service care solutions
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Band 6 SALT - Oxford

  • Job reference: PM100920190910
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: We are current looking for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to work within the Oxford area.

You will be contracted to 37.5 hours per week for a period of 1 year, you will have a full time caseload of 16 with space for 4 urgent cases and you must be dysphagia trained.

This particular vacancy is NOT a paediatric vacancy and you will be required to work with Adults, the ability to drive is essential for this role.

Pay £26-£40 per hour umbrella rate

Brief Overview of Duties and Responsibilities

*To independently manage a mixed communication and dysphagia caseload; providing assessment and intervention of communication and dysphagia for adults with learning disabilities. This will include assessing for, acquiring and advising on both low-tech and high-tech AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) equipment for individual users and liaising closely with the ACE centre (regional AAC service).

*To independently manage and prioritise the speech and language therapy communication and dysphagia waiting lists in the South of the County.

*To actively contribute to a variety of multidisciplinary meetings for example: weekly referral meetings, initial assessment clinic and CPA (Care Programme Approach) meetings.

*To provide specialist communication and dysphagia training to families and support teams when required.

*To gain extensive clinical experience and expertise to improve and further develop specialist skills through training, support and study.

The benefits of Service Care Health:

- Competitive pay rates
- Uniforms provided
- Four payroll runs each week ensuring weekly pay
- Full compliance solutions
- Free Mandatory training
- Free Occupational health checks
- DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge

Service Care are also offering a referral bonus of £250 per referral (after 13 weeks) - So if you know of anyone looking for work in any of the below sectors please get in touch!

-Primary Care
-Mental Health
-Probation & Youth Offending
-Social Work
-Social Housing
-Criminal Justice

If interested in the above please do not hesitate to get in contact with Paul Magee on 01772 208961 or email