Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Are you an enthusiastic, experienced Speech and Language therapist looking to be part of a compassionate, friendly, dynamic, supportive children disability team in county Louth, then we would love to hear from you.

Do you have a passion for treating children (0-18yrs), with a wide range of clinical need in various settings including clinics, schools, specialist schools and homes?

We are delighted to announce a variety of Speech and Language Therapist positions within Paediatric disability teams across county Louth.

We are looking for someone who:

Is committed to working in the community as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a range of partner organisations, keeping the child and family in the centre of care.
Is enthusiastic, with excellent assessment and communication skills.
Is passionate about the speech and language therapy profession.
Is excited about working with a wide range of children: children with developmental co-ordination difficulties, sensory and behavioural difficulties, autism and children with severe physical and complex needs in both early years and of school age.

The successful candidate will have the following:

A BSc in Speech and Language Therapy or an equivalent CORU registered Occupational Therapy qualification.
Full Clean Driving Licence with use of a car
Experience of wide range of clinical settings and communication difficulties at undergraduate/post graduate level.
Experience of working in paediatrics at undergraduate/post graduate level.
Experience of managing a caseload.
Excellent interpersonal skills – including observation, listening and empathy skills
Demonstrates good analytical and reflection skills.
Well developed concentration skills.
Good presentation skills both written and verbal.
Good organisational skills.
Well established knowledge of assessment tools relevant to the client group.
Well established knowledge of national policies and procedures relevant to the client group.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

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