Speech & Language Therapist - Cork

Job Ref.No: 
11799
Publish Date: 
10/05/2019 - 01:00 to 09/06/2019 - 01:00
Location: 
Contract Type: 
Permanent Part Time
Salary Min: 
1
Salary Max: 
1

Part Time/flexible working

Speech and Language Therapist

Cork

We are now recruiting for a Part-Time (7 hours/ week) Speech and Language Therapist based in the Cork region. Flexible/ evening working appropriate.

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities in the Care of the Elderly setting:

  • Assess the case history of each client
  • Devise and carry out appropriate assessments with each client
  • Experience in working with feeding, eating, drinking and swallowing disorders
  • 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:

  • Experience in providing Speech and Language Therapy to the elderly population
  • Degree qualified
  • Membership of the IASLT
  • 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