Speech & Language Therapist - Cork

Job Ref.No: 
13095
Publish Date: 
29/07/2020 - 01:00 to 28/08/2020 - 01:00
Location: 
Classification: 
Contract Type: 
Permanent Part Time
Salary Min: 
1
Salary Max: 
1

                                             Part Time/flexible working, Speech & Language Therapist, Adults Intellectual Disabilities, Cork 

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 061474643. conan.lang@healthcaredirect.ie