Speech and Language Therapist - Working for Essex
Salary: Up to £43000.00
Closing date: 18 Jul 2024
Location: Essex
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 17404
Role: Social Care
About the role

Speech and Language Therapist

Essex Cares Limited

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £43000.00

Location: Essex


Join us at ECL and provide essential support to vulnerable adults across our Day Centres in Essex. Enjoy the flexibility of home working and part-time options while making a real difference.

The opportunity

Are you a qualified Speech and Language Therapist looking to expand your skills across a varied caseload and work within a multidisciplinary team?

As a Speech and Language Therapist you will provide support to vulnerable adults across our ECL Day Centres throughout Essex and be on hand to provide Speech and Language expertise to staff. There is also opportunity to facilitate and develop customer focussed training, targeting accessibility of communication.

At ECL, we are passionate about providing an excellent clinical service to our customers to support them in achieving their desired outcome, whether that be maximising their independence, enhancing their quality of life, or taking a greater part in their local community

Being part of our Clinical team means you will:

  • Receive full clinical support/supervision from the Clinical Lead who is a fully qualified SALT, building on CPD and multidisciplinary practice skills
  • Be part of a wider network of Adults acquired and Adult Learning Disability teams working in partnership with the NHS across Essex
  • Have a peer supervision group for dysphagia
  • Have the opportunity to mentor our SALT apprentice while they complete their degree
  • Opportunity to be a practice manager by taking part in the mentoring of University SALT students undertaking placements with ECL
  • Receive full support in developing dysphagia skills and competencies

About You

To be considered as Speech and Language Therapist, you need:

  • A recognised degree in Speech and Language Therapy 
  • Valid HCPC Registration
  • Membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist (RCSLT)

What we can offer you as Speech and Language Therapist:

  • 27 days annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • Paid mileage when travelling
  • Full paid induction
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonus
  • Healthcare support scheme
  • Discount on your favourite retail brands, restaurants, holidays, and more
  • Refer a friend scheme of £1500

ECL reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on application numbers.

About Us

 At ECL, we offer care and support to thousands of people to live safely and independently within their own homes and local communities in South East England. We provide high quality social care services in Essex, London Borough of Havering, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and West Sussex aimed at wellbeing, prevention and increasing independence.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.

ECL does not hold a visa sponsor licence therefore, applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK, and/or require visa sponsorship in order to continue working in the UK, cannot be considered for this role.