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Part-Time – Speech & Language Therapist - Specialised in Neurological Rehabilitation – 3 days per week Wed, Thu and Fri (7 hr day) - Flexible Working across our Moseley, Rubery and Sutton Coldfield hubs.

A perfect opportunity for a motivated, experienced SALT who is looking for a ‘work life’ balance, to join our new team. The successful candidate will provide patient-centred care to individuals recovering from brain injuries, working to improve speech, language, swallowing and overall quality of life.

We are a small local Charity who are looking to provide therapy as part of our new service model and seek an experienced person who can oversee the delivery of physio assessment and setting up/delivering treatment plans.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a community setting and in the field of brain injury. It would also suit someone semi-retired or a ‘returning to work’ individual who would like a new challenge.


· You will be supporting the... rehabilitation of clients with acquired brain injuries, at the post-acute stages, at our Hubs. The successful candidate will be required to assess and implement effective SALT interventions to help clients improve communication and speech.

· The small team will aim to treat and provide ongoing rehabilitation programmes for our clients, including those with multiple and complex medical and social issues. We are an integrated service with health & social care.

· As we will have a small team, the therapist will be required to train and supervise the Therapy Assistants and undergraduate students to deliver Treatment Plans. You will be working with a Nurse lead, Physiotherapist and have opportunities for MD working with other health and social care professionals and family members.

· The post holder will also be expected to cover others in the team in order to deliver other wellbeing and social sessions.

· You will be required to document patient progress, maintaining accurate and up-to-date medical records and monitoring.

· You will be responsible for you own CPD and clinical supervision, but we can discuss how we can support this.

Salary: EQUIVALENT BAND 6 (Negotiable according to experience)

£33,245.95pa to £35,873.64pa pro-rata dependent on experience

• Degree in Speech & Language Therapy from an accredited institution to UK standards
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a SALT in neurological rehabilitation
• Active HCPC registration, professional board membership (RCSLT)
• Working from within the UK, in the stipulated geographic location
• Strong problem-solving skills and a patient-focused approach
• Ability to lead small group sessions and work holistically across the service


Why join us:

·Annual leave – A generous 33 days each year (including 8 Bank Holidays)

·DBS Check – We cover the cost of your DBS check and further renewals on completion of probation

·Company Pension Scheme

·Wellbeing Support, Advice and Guidance – via our in-house trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ and/or Employee Assistance Program though an online portal or over the telephone

·Confidential Counselling Service

·Free parking at our Centre’s – Moseley, Rubery and Sutton Coldfield

·Induction- We provide a comprehensive induction and on-going training including the Care Certificate.

·Brain Injury Certificates – Level 1 & 2 - Free specialist training in Brain Injury

·Qualifications – We can support you to obtain a range of qualifications according to roles and support personal development

·Staff Referral Scheme – Receive £50 for referring a friend into a job vacancy at Headway Birmingham & Solihull and further rewards in they remain in post

·GEM Awards – All of our Employees are stars in our eyes and each year colleagues make nominations for our special awards.

·20% discount on purchase – At our Charity Shops in Great Barr and Rubery

·Social Events, Fundraising & Team Building – We value all our Employees and try to bring people together socially

·Blue Light Card Discounts - High street retailers, days out, gifts, holidays and even when buying a car available. Headway will purchase the card for you.

·Long Service Awards – Receive an extra days’ annual leave when you achieve 5 years, 10 years = 2 days etc

·£300 Voucher awarded for 10 years’ service

·Role Anniversary Awards – Receive an award very 5 years in your role

·Special Birthday Days – An extra day’s leave on your ‘milestone birthdays’

·Health Scheme – Employees can opt into the BHSF healthcare plan where Headway B & S will pay at the basic level. This enables Employees to claim back money towards general day to day healthcare such as Opticians and Dentists

·Duvet Days – Be rewarded for coming into work with an extra day off for a full year of attendance

·Respite Day – a day off for working carers who go above and beyond

How to apply

A. Please submit a full CV detailing education and employment to date and supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4)


B. Please request, fully complete and return the Headway Application Form to personnel@headway-bs.org.uk

NOTE: In your supporting information pages you should clearly outline your suitability/experience for the role against the criteria provided in the Job Description and person specification. Please include your interest and motivation in applying for this position.

Please send your application to (inserting “Job Application -Personnel Department” into the subject field): personnel@headway-bs.org.uk

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this opportunity you can contact our Personnel Department on 0121 457 7541 (option 5), Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am – 3pm

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17th June 2024

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £33,245.95-£35,873.64 per year

Expected hours: 21 per week

• Company pension
• Employee discount
• Health & wellbeing programme
• On-site parking
• Store discount

Application question(s):
• Do you require a Sponsorship?

• Bachelor's (required)

• Speech and language therapy: 3 years (required)

• HCPC (required)
• RCSLT (required)

Work authorisation:
• United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 17/06/2024
England United Kingdom


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