Senior Speech and Language Therapist

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Job description

Allied Health Careers is working with an organization that provides acute and specialist mental health services in South Dublin.

As a Senior Speech and Language Therapist you will play an integral and active role, using recovery-oriented clinical practices and therapeutic interventions which are evidence-based to enable and support patients to achieve their highest level of functioning and quality of life.

The Role:

  • Conducting assessments to identify speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders.
  • Designing and implementing individualized therapy plans based on assessment results, evaluating, monitoring, and documenting client progress, adjusting therapy plans as needed.
  • Collaborating with families, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals to ensure consistent and holistic care.
  • Document all assessments, diagnoses, treatment/intervention plans, clinical notes, relevant contacts, and summaries per department and professional standards.
  • Provide clinical leadership in the day-to-day running of the service by supporting and supervising staff, prioritizing and allocating work, and promoting positive staff morale.
  • Manage, participate, and play a key role in the practice education of student therapists and promote and engage in the teaching / training / support / supervision of others as appropriate.
  • Engage in planning and performance reviews, as required with the Clinical Director.

The Person:

  • Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Must be registered with CORU.
  • Dysphagia qualification to accredited level by IASLT.
  • 3 years post-qualification clinical experience working with adults.
  • At least 1 year of full-time experience working within a Neuro-disability or Mental Health setting with adults (acquired communication and swallowing difficulties).

In return you will be offered an attractive remuneration and a range of benefits, including Employee Assistance Programme and subsidized on-site restaurant.

If you are interested, please reach out to Clarissa: 086 781 4225, clarissa.disconzi@alliedhealthcareers.ie

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