Speech and Language Therapist

Speech and Language Therapist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Speech and Language Therapist to join our team.


  • Liaising with staff so that therapy techniques and strategies can be disseminated and feedback obtained;
  • Creating and delivering training modules to the wider team;
  • Managing a caseload and ensuring patient records are timely and accurate;
  • Provision of therapy to individual service users during the day;
  • Attending regular staff meetings to promote a multidisciplinary team approach and to provide specialist advice relating to the appropriate;
  • Setting and reviewing communication targets and strategies and annual review reports;
  • Demonstrating a positive approach and effectively managing own time;
  • Maintaining a CPD diary and engaging in the appraisal process;
  • Taking responsibility for the well-being of individuals, including making sure their physical, emotional and social needs are met;
  • Attending Multidisciplinary Meetings and Annual Review Meetings as required;
  • Utilising appropriate assessment techniques to identify strengths and requirements of clients;
  • Undertaking clinical SLT work with a variety of clients with a range of communication and swallowing difficulties;
  • Supervising Speech Therapy Assistant’s and delegating workload;
  • Assessment, review and monitoring the progress of new and current service users using a combination of formal and informal test materials and tools;
  • If you are not yet an autonomous practitioner, you will be supported to develop clinical decision-making skills by a clinical team leader.


  • HPC and RLSLT registration;
  • Two years’ experience as an SLT;
  • Excellent communication skills along with skills in the areas of time management, problem-solving and negotiation;
  • Working with school aged children and young people with ASD and learning difficulties within an educational setting;
  • Valid HCPC registration;
  • NHS experience essential;
  • Registered with the HCPC;
  • Implementing relevant approaches e.g. SCERTS, TEACCH, Attention Autism, Smile Therapy, range of low and high tech AAC;
  • HCPC registered as a Speech and Language Therapist;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and form networks with other professionals;
  • An ability to work flexibly and reflectively in an empathetic and positive manner;
  • Valid right to work in the UK;
  • Must be willing to undergo an enhanced Access NI check;
  • A HCPC approved degree in Speech and Language Therapy;
  • Hold a degree or qualification recognised by RCSLT.