Speech & Language Therapist - Secure Hospital - Male ASD/LD

Thatcham, Berkshire, England
RG18 4EN
£ 30000 - 40000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Jul 2020
23 Aug 2020

Job Description

Speech & Language Therapist - Secure Hospital - Male ASD/LD


Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE


Compass Associates are proudly working with a leading provider of specialist services to recruit a Speech & Language Therapist to work on a full-time permanent basis.


This role is based at a 130 bedded secure hospital in Thatcham which is comprised of low secure, medium secure and PICU wards as well as rehabilitation flats. There is one female PICU ward but all other wards are for adult males with complex mental health conditions and forensic histories, all of whom are detained under the Mental Health Act. Although a large hospital, you will hold a small caseload (<10) as there are some service users have additional communication and/or swallowing difficulties, learning disabilities or autism.


Although the sole SALT, you will work closely with the wider MDT which includes Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses, Support Workers and Consultant Psychiatrists.


Commutable from: Newbury, Reading, Thatcham, Woolton Hill, Silchester, Farnborough, Hook, Basingstoke, Aldershot, Wokingham, Camberley, Bracknell and surrounding towns.


The Candidate

Essential criteria:

A degree in Speech & Language Therapy  

HCPC registration

Inpatient mental health experience


Paid leave for your birthday

Buy extra or sell unused annual leave

Clinical supervision

Life assurance

Pension contribution

Holiday financing

Enhanced maternity package

Free parking

Free meals on duty

Annual pay/performance reviews

Staff wellbeing scheme

CPD opportunities

Employee assistance programme

Retail discounts

Car salary sacrifice


Interview Process

Video/phone interview with the Medical Director and Hospital Director.


Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply   



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for a successful recommendation following the completion of probation/rebate.


Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.   

Ref: LR/HQ00030883

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