Senior Speech and Language Therapist - Developing interest in developmental language disorder
BAND: Band 6
LOCATION: The Lodge, Kendray Hospital, Barnsley, S70 3RD
To participate in the organisation, coordination, development and provision of the Speech and
Language Therapy Service to ensure the provision of an efficient, high quality service.
This job description is an outline of the main duties of the post. The post-holder will be required to
undertake other duties commensurate with the grade as directed.
The content of this post will be reviewed in consultation with the post-holder when necessary and in line with
the service developments.
KEY RESULT AREAS:
To provide clinical expertise and advice on assessment, diagnosis and management of children with
developmental language disorder
To provide clinical expertise to the multi-disciplinary team to inform their decision making and to
provide advice and guidance to carers, non-clinical staff or members of other professions, who may be
influenced by this and to maintain professional relationships with relevant others, working as part of
the wider team
To participate in the planning and implementation of the day to day operation of the Speech and
Language Therapy Service to this client group.
To prepare, implement and evaluate therapy programmes and advice for clients to ensure the delivery
of designated standards of care consistent with departmental policies and Royal College of Speech
and Language Therapy Guidelines.
To develop, write, deliver and evaluate specialised training packages with access to specialist support
as required to parents, carers, other professional groups and speech and language therapists. This
will also include supporting generalists in developing training packages.
To provide mentoring, clinical supervision, peer support and joint visits for advice to Speech and
Language Therapists, generalists and assistants relevant to this clinical area.
To assist in the training and supervision of Speech and Language Therapy assistants, students from
other professions and to be involved in the provision of full student placements in accordance with
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy guidelines
To participate in the development of innovations in the Children's Speech and Language Therapy
Service and related service delivery issues, risk management, quality standard setting and clinical
If you are interested please contact Lakshmi Dutta at 01134571018 extn 73169 or email
Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer
Senior Speech and Language Therapist - Developing interest in developmental language disorder - Children
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