Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
Dean Neuro Rehab

Job reference: 012567

Location: Dean Neuro Rehab

Closing date: 31/12/2021

Salary: £36,000 - £40,000 depending on experience + enhancements (30% enhancement for nights and Saturdays and 50% for Sundays)

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: Full or Part Time Considered

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Join us in December and receive a welcome bonus of £3600

​​​​​​​Full time or part time hours considered

The role

We are currently seeking to recruit a forward thinking, dynamic and committed specialist Speech & Language Therapist to join our Multidisciplinary Therapy Team in Gloucester. We are looking for someone who will share our values of Teamwork, Honesty and Enterprise Developing Excellence Across Neurological-care.

The post holder will:

  • Be responsible for delivering a high standard of therapy input to individuals with complex neurological needs within a slow stream rehab setting. They must be confident treating residents individually and in groups.
  • Take clinical responsibility for the assessment, treatment and management of speech and language needs for patients with complex, traumatic, acquired or progressive and inherited neurological disorders. This includes palliative care as required.
  • Maintain resident documentation, records and accurate statistical information to reflect care provided and meet professional standards
  • Contribute to the writing of clinical reports associated with relevant clinical reviews and case conferences ensuring effective communication and coordination of patient care
  • Be an effective and active member within the multi-disciplinary working environment.
  • Be confident in the assessment, set up and implementation of AAC and Environmental Control Unit systems.
  • Have experience of communication needs and dysphagia and with those individuals who have tracheostomy and ventilators.
  • Provide training for communication and swallowing awareness to all staff within the centre.
  • Provide specialist therapy services for individuals with a variety of complex conditions including MND, MS, PDOC and rehabilitation.
  • Provide clinical supervision and direction to therapy assistants, acting as a mentor to junior colleagues and students.

Skills and Experience


  • Diploma SLT/Pathology
  • HCPC registered
  • Relevant post graduate experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal), with residents, visitors, and the wider multi-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and protection of vulnerable adults                                      


  • Degree level education
  • RCSLT Accredited
  • Experience of completing mental capacity assessments
  • Working with patients with a tracheotomy
  • Working with ventilated patients
  • Post graduate dysphagia experience


  • £38,000 - £40,000 depending on experience + enhancements (30% enhancement for nights and Saturdays and 50% for Sundays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Ramsay Academy – genuine opportunities to grow, develop and progress in your career
  • 25 days annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more
  • Flexible shift options
  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance
  • Free onsite parking and a subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free uniform
  • Access to our employee Discount Program

About us

The Dean is a specialised rehabilitation unit and provides 24 hour nursing care and therapy services for residents of all ages and backgrounds (over 18) with complex neurological conditions.

It specialises in slow stream rehabilitation where the emphasis is placed on maximising each individual's abilities, comfort and quality of life.

We love people with a positive, “can do” attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that people – staff and doctors – are Ramsay Health Care’s most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success. Click here to find out more.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

For more information on our services please visit https://www.ramsayhealth.co.uk/

The government has announced that all staff working in CQC regulated care homes must be double vaccinated against Covid-19 unless medically exempt. To comply with this regulation, you will be asked to provide evidence of your vaccine status to attend an interview. The evidence we can accept is;

  1. The NHS Covid Pass through the NHS App – simply download the NHS App to your smartphone or tablet and follow the short set of instructions.
  2. The Covid Pass pages on the NHS website – visit NHS.uk and follow the instruction for NHS COVID pass.

Should you require more information about vaccinations please speak to our great team of Recruiters or visit the government website

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.