Paediatric Learning Disabilities Speech Therapist - Northern Ireland
We're currently recruiting for a Band 6 Speech & Language Therapist who is looking to work in Northern Ireland.
With an immediate start, this is an ongoing role which will involve ...
*Providing assessment and treatment for a wide-ranging caseload of children with complex communication needs associated with learning disability to achieve well-being outcomes using a collaborative framework
*Contributing to the strategic planning, development and evaluation of the specialist service with the relevant Lead Clinician, Team Lead and Head of Service; and undertaking research, development and audit activities
*Contributing to the planning, design, delivery and evaluation of training, advice and support within the highly complex specialist areas to service users, Speech & Language Therapists and other professionals inside and outside the Trust
*Providing specialist advice, guidance, supervision and support to Band 5/6 Speech & Language Therapy (SLT) colleagues. As well as providing teaching support to qualified SLTs and other professionals, you'll also provide expert second opinions to SLTs and those from other professions on highly complex clinical cases
Schools Mental Health (MH) Practitioner
This is an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified CYP MH Practitioner to work within a multi-disciplinary, early intervention Mental Health Support Team (MHST) to increase and improve emotional wellbeing and mental health provision within education settings for 5-25 year olds. You will be working within a successful Trailblazer site, which has emerged out of the governments December 2017 plans: Transforming Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper. Applications encouraged from: Child Wellbeing Practitioners (CWPs), Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHPs), CYP Practitioners with a CYP IAPT qualification.
Main duties of the job
You will have an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). Low intensity interventions (e.g. CBT guided self-help) will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision and sixth form and further education colleges). This will range from delivering evidence-based interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, with mild moderate presentations, to providing psychoeducation and training for a range of stakeholders, including children and young people, parents/carers and education staff, promoting a whole school approach to mental health.