Speech & Language Pathologist - Community & Welfare jobs in Malta - April 2024
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Speech & Language Pathologist

Inspire Foundation , South of Malta

Published on 26 May 2023

Expired on 25 Jun 2023


Inspire Foundation in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Speech & Language Pathologist to join their team on a full-time basis.

About our STEP Intensive Early Intervention programme:
The Structured Training and Education Programme (STEP) is a specialised programme for children with difficulties on the autism spectrum. At STEP, highly individualised, specialised programmes are delivered through a multi-disciplinary team made up of tutors who are supported by speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and psychologists.

General scope and purpose of the position:
Our Speech & Language Pathologists shall implement strategies and provide specialist assessments and interventions for our clients. This will also include constant monitoring and training of the direct staff within the department which will involve the implementation of the SLP treatment plan as well as attending client reviews.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Undertake comprehensive assessments and ensure the appropriate therapeutic services are provided to our clients
  • Provide appropriate physical, psychological and social rehabilitation through individual and group therapy sessions
  • Support our clients with more severe diagnoses who are unable to access the foundation by carrying out domiciliary services
  • Work in conjunction with clients, carers and voluntary organisations to develop a resource of information, advice & self-management techniques
  • Liaise and refer with other support agencies with regard to discharged clients ensuring continuity of care
  • Responsible for delivery of Speech & Language Pathology within the programme
  • Manage a caseload of clients with complex needs using specialized skills related to speech and language, including client-based and evidence-based principles to assess, implement and evaluate interventions
  • Monitor, evaluate and modify treatment for clients with multiple needs in order to measure progress & ensure effectiveness
  • Undertake therapeutic moving and handling of clients and equipment within clinical and non-clinical settings
  • Work with clients their relatives and carers throughout socially distressing situations
  • Supervise inexperienced junior staff, and students following placements as required
  • Establish and maintain communication networks with clients & other health workers & agencies
  • Demonstrate skills in communicating sensitive & contentious information to clients & carers as appropriate
  • To promote awareness of the role of Speech & Language Pathology within the team
  • Maintain professional & adequate reporting systems in both verbal and written documentation forms
  • Contribute to the induction & training of students & other staff both internally and externally
  • Provide specialist advice to SLP colleagues in other clinical areas, clients and carers as required
  • Responsible for supervision & written assessment of Speech & Language Pathology students on practice placements with Inspire.


Qualification & Requirements
The ideal candidate shall possess the following:

  • Degree qualification or MQF Level 6 certification in Speech & Language Pathology
  • Registration with the Council for the Professions Complimentary to Medicine [CPCM]
  • Previous experience in a similar role and field
  • Fluency in both English and Maltese languages will be considered an advantage.


Why work with Inspire?
At Inspire, we prioritize the mental health and well-being of our employees. In addition to a competitive salary, commensurate to experience, we offer the below:

  • Ten additional days of leave, additional to statutory leave
  • Private health insurance package
  • Free mental health counselling sessions provided
  • Study leave
  • The opportunity to shape and change processes.


Should you be interested in applying kindly click the 'Apply Now' button.

 Inspire Foundation:
Inspire provides a holistic range of services and programmes to children and adults with a disability.


time
Full Time
Job Type
experience
Intermediate (1-3 years), Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
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Community & Welfare
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