Speech Therapist - Galway - HealthcareDirect

Job Ref.No: 
12952
Publish Date: 
13/02/2020 - 00:00 to 14/03/2020 - 00:00
Location: 
Classification: 
Contract Type: 
Permanent Part Time
Salary Min: 
1
Salary Max: 
1

                                                                       Speech and Language Therapist - Galway (Part-Time)

We are now recruiting for a Part-Time Speech and Language Therapist to support sessional work in the Galway area. The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities in Care of the Elderly settings:

  • Assess the case history of each client
  • Devise and carry out appropriate assessments with each client
  • Source medical equipment solutions as appropriate and document all recommendations
  • Work with other health professionals such as nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, GP's etc
  • Liaise and communicate with clients’ families and other relevant parties
  • Maintaining up to-date notes to include client symptoms, treatments and progress

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:

  • Degree in Speech & Language Therapy
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist in the public or private healthcare sectors
  • Experience providing Speech and Language Therapy to the elderly population would be an advantage
  • Membership of the IASLT and CORU
  • Need access to own transport and a Smart phone