Staff grade Speech and Language Therapist (CAMHS)
Are you interested in children and young people’s mental health? Do you feel passionately about the need to improve services for children, young people and their families?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Self-motivated, Enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist within CAMHS team in Athy, Co. Kildare.
Medforce Recruitment are seeking an Enthusiastic, Motivated and Dynamic Staff Grade Speech and Language Therapists to take join a CAMHS team in Athy, Co. Kildare.
We are seeking candidates with a broad range of paediatric clinical experience and an understanding of the relationship between speech, language and communication difference and mental health…
It is an exciting time of innovation and change with many opportunities within CAMHS, and you would join this friendly and supportive CAMHS team. We are seeking candidates with a broad range of paediatric clinical experience and an understanding of the relationship between speech, language and communication difference and mental health.
You would work within the multi-disciplinary framework with professionals from a range of disciplines, as well as multi agency working. A key component of the role is to facilitate access to mental health assessment, diagnosis and treatment for young people impacted by speech, language or communication difference.
Experience of working with children and young people in the context of mental health is preferable but not essential, as relevant training will be provided. Clinical supervision, caseload/workload management and mentoring are integral processes for SLTs working in this CAMHS team.
This is a specified purpose 1 year contract, a fulltime position Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week with a strong possibility of becoming permanent in less than the year!
The salary range is €40,325- €56,000 per annum, plus 27 days paid holidays and 10 bank holidays.
Main duties of the job
To provide an effective and efficient speech and language therapy service to children with communication and/or swallowing difficulties.
Under the guidance of a more senior therapist, the post holder will be responsible for a paediatric and young person caseload in a variety of settings
Duties will include assessment, diagnosis, therapy (both group and/or individual, as appropriate), planning therapy programmes and discharge of clients…..
The Successful Candidate should be/have
A Diploma/Degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
CORU registered essential.
Experience of working with chil