Lead Speech & Language Therapist - Mental Health- Warrington - Permanent

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions.

We are currently looking for an experienced Lead Speech & Language Therapist in Mental Health who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service.

This post is based in Warrington, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Lead Speech & Language Therapist, you will be Working in a private hospital that provides patient centred care and treatment  including medium, low secure and psychiatric intensive care (PICU) for women over the age of 18 with personality disorders and mental illness such as: Learning Disability, Personality Disorder, Emotional and mental health problems with associated risk behaviours, Challenging behaviours etc.

What’s in it for you as a Lead Speech & Language Therapist:

- Annual salary of £41,600 - £48,880 DoE
- Training opportunities i.e.

- The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
- Free meals and parking
- Wellbeing support and activities
- Career development and training
- Pension contribution
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced Maternity Package
- Flexible working opportunities
- There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Speech & Language Therapist:

- Lead the SLT service and its development in a culturally diverse in-patient setting
- Provide high quality assessment
- Implement plans for care programmes in group or individual settings using approaches that are evidence based
- Provide specialist clinical advice to other staff surrounding the management and care of service users with communication difficulties and/or hearing impairment is also a part of your role
- Provide specialist Dysphagia assessment and intervention to patients

What we are looking for in a Lead Speech & Language Therapist:

- Degree in Speech & Language Pathology 
- Current HCPC registration
- RCSLT Membership
- Leadership and service management skills
- Training and education skills 
- Able to work independently and show initiative
- Expert knowledge in dysphagia and communication disorders 
- Experience in delivering group or individual based interventions

Why work with Maxxima?

- Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
- Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
- Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
- Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom

Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or lucy.holmes@maxximagroup.com

  • Start: 30/10/2023
  • Rate: £48880 per annum
  • Location: Warrington,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Maxxima Group
  • Contact: Candidate Attraction
  • Tel: 020 7749 8282
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BH-50758
  • Posted: 2023-10-30 17:11:10 -

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