Speech and Language Therapist (LUNA) (Part-Time, 0.6 FTE - Fixed Term Contract with Funding for 20 Weeks)

City, University of London

Europe , United Kingdom

Part-Time

Ending On: 02 Feb 2020 11 days to go

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Job Description

We are looking for Speech and Language Therapist (LUNA) (Part-Time, 0.6 FTE - Fixed Term Contract with Funding for 20 Weeks)

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Requirements: Salary: £34,804 to £36,914
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Location: London
Salary: £34,804 to £36,914
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd December 2019
Closes: 2nd February 2020
Job Ref: 60029738

Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signi?cant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. 

The Division of Language & Communication Science in the School of Health Sciences is the largest provider of speech and language therapy education in the UK. It has a strong core of experienced academics with experts in most domains of speech and language therapy, together with leaders from aligned academic subjects including phonetics, linguistics, psychology and audiology.

The Language & Communication Science Research Centre conducts world-leading research in several specialist areas including developmental and acquired language impairment; deafness; sign language and gesture; speech phonology and linguistics; social disadvantage and quality of life. It has a thriving aphasia research team, with funded projects investigating the benefits of peer support, technological applications in aphasia rehabilitation, the benefits of solution-focused therapy and narrative intervention. Its inclusive and supportive research culture aims to give all staff the opportunity to develop their research careers.

Responsibilities

The Division is seeking to appoint two outstanding, qualified, Speech and Language Therapists to deliver individualised personal narrative therapy to participants with aphasia in the LUNA Research Project. The appointed candidates will provide individualised treatment following a treatment manual, maintain clinical records, and liaise with others involved in treatment

Person Specification

It is essential that the appointed candidates are HCPC registered speech and language therapists with experience of aphasia therapy, and will also have experience of supporting volunteers/ students in order to deliver LUNA in a joint-working model.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 20 April 2020 to start earlier or later by negotiation. 

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 2nd February 2020.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for 18 February 2020.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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