Speech and Language Therapist

Job type Permanent
Salary £40k per year
Reference 171236

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Speech and Language Therapist to work full-time based in Thatcham.

The salary for this permanent Speech and Language Therapist job is £40,000 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • Become part of the new 14-bed ward which will join the existing 129 beds at Thornford Park that provide Forensic Mental Health rehabilitation, PICU and ASD services, which are set in 21 acres of Berkshire countryside.  
  • Provide specialist speech and language therapy assessment, interventions, treatments and differential diagnosis for adults with complex needs within therapeutic group sessions.
  • Build one-to-one rapport with service users to encourage engagement during sessions.
  • Manage a complex caseload with cultural and linguistic differences and generate appropriate strategies for caseload management to help them develop and improve their speech and communication. 
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be supported regionally and will have access to a variety of training and online courses to support your career development and growth. 
  • To provide specialist education, training and advice to patients, carers, other health care professionals, students, and voluntary organisations
  • Undertake audits and contributing to research in the provision of treatment, to service users with communication and other disorders 
  • Provide written and verbal reports as appropriate, enabling all parties involved to fully understand the nature of the persons' communication and swallowing disorders
  • Participate in case conferences and multidisciplinary team working to enhance service users functional abilities
  • To devise, monitor, supervise and evaluate the implementation of communication and other intervention programmes carried out by other health professionals, volunteers and carers
  • Provide teaching and training to the wider team

Requirements of the Speech and Language Therapist:

  • To be registered with HCPC
  • Experience in managing a caseload involving assessment and treatment of dysphagia
  • Experience of working with families
  • Evidence of continuing Professional Development


This Speech and Language Therapist job is advertised by Hannah Rutter; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.