Speech & Language Therapist

Employer Erskine Veterans Charity
Job Type Part-time
Region Renfrewshire
Salary Min 46,549
Salary Max 50,049 per per annum (pro rata)
Closing Date 26/05/2024

Description

Speech & Language Therapist
Erskine Home, Bishopton
30 hours per week, 5 days over 7
Grade 7 Salary £46,549 - £50,049 per annum (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time role

 

Closing Date: 26th May 2024

 

Working for Erskine:

“ERSKINE is an iconic Scottish charity, formed in 1916 by Scotland’s compassionate response to the horrors of war. A century later, we still believe that Veterans and their families deserve our utmost respect and compassion, for the sacrifices they made and the challenges they now face.  At Erskine, we work as a dedicated team to ensure that Veterans of all ages are cared for to the highest of standards in a beautiful, fun-filled environment, made up of two care homes and a Veterans Village of cottages, activities centre and apartments.

 

Working in social care can be demanding. However, at Erskine it will also be rewarding and fulfilling. You will be making an incredible difference to the lives of our residents and their loved ones, at a critical time. We value skills and qualifications, but we prize kindness and compassion, above all. Our team is crucial to providing the best care possible, so we recognise and reward our employees with benefits including employer pension contribution, fantastic career opportunities, and enhanced annual leave.

 

If you are kind and committed, then you do have what it takes to be part of the team here at Erskine! The ultimate aim is exceptional care and support to our ex-service community and everyone in every role, in every department plays their part.”

 

The Role:

To lead a Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) service providing professional advice on all aspects of the service, leading and supporting training to other care staff/volunteers on specialist topics.

 

The post holder will assess, treat and manage residents within The Erskine Home. Erskine Edinburgh Home residents are referred to NHS Lothian SLT. The department has responsibility for own professional actions involving interpretation of clinical and professional policies and codes of practice.

 

If you would like any further information about this role, please contact Derek Barron, Director of Care on derek.barron@erskine.org.uk

 

Benefits:

  • 28 days annual leave plus 5 public holidays, increasing to 33 days per year, at the rate of 1 additional day for 5 years
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Free payment of Disclosure Scotland Application
  • Free payment of professional fees
  • Uniform Provided
  • Structured Induction programme
  • Flexible working considered
  • Fantastic progression opportunities with development, training and ongoing support
  • Enhanced sick & maternity pay
  • On site Occupational Health Service
  • Access to credit union
  • Work in modern, purpose-built facilities
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Health and Wellbeing Scheme – e.g. complimentary fresh fruit, yoga classes and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to Employee Reward Scheme which provides a huge range of discounts on everything from holidays to high street shopping, restaurants and cinema tickets.

Please note:

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Erskine are unable to provide sponsorship. If you are selected for interview, you will receive an invite by email (please ensure you check your spam / junk mailbox).

 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure Scotland Check.  Where a candidate has resided in the UK for less than five years and lived / remained in a country for six months or more, in addition to a Disclosure/PVG, they will be asked to complete a criminal records check application via HireRight.

 

Please apply online at erskine.org.uk/careers.  If you require the application in another format please contact the HR Department on 0800 085 7191.  Erskine are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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