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

Inspire , South of Malta

Published on 09 May 2024

Expires in 15 days (14 Jun 2024)


 

Inspire Foundation in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Speech Language Pathologist to join their team on a temporary basis.

About Us:
Inspire is committed to transparency, accountability, and innovation. Our governance ensures integrity in all decisions, while financial management maximizes our impact. With our dedicated team and generous supporters, we’re creating a world where everyone with different abilities can thrive.

General Scope and Purpose of Position:
We are currently looking for a Speech & Language Pathologist to join our team on a Temporary Full-Time basis until February 2025. The Speech & Language Pathologist shall be responsible for providing specialist assessment & interventions utilising SLP strategies. This includes monitoring & training staff directly involved in the implementation of the SLP treatment plan, as well as attending client reviews. Good quality standards of practice must be met and maintained.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of Speech & Language Pathology within the programme
  • To manage a caseload of clients with complex needs using specialist Speech & Language Pathology skills. This should include: evidence-based, client-centred principles to assess, plan, implement & evaluate interventions
  • To plan & implement client-centred individual & group interventions, as well as domiciliary visits, using clinical reasoning & a wide range of interventions to achieve therapeutic goals
  • To monitor, evaluate & modify treatment for clients with multiple needs to measure progress & ensure the effectiveness of intervention
  • To work with clients, carers & relatives who may have distressing social circumstances
  • To establish & maintain communication networks with other staff members, clients, carers & other health workers & agencies
  • To demonstrate skills in communicating sensitive & contentious information to clients & carers as appropriate
  • To ensure that professional and up-to-date written & electronic records, as well as activity data, are maintained by Inspire standards
  • To provide specialist Speech & Language Pathology reports relevant to the practice setting
  • To be responsible for the supervision & written assessment of SLP students on placement at Inspire and supervise junior staff
  • To contribute to the operational planning & implementation of policy & service development
  • To assist in the delivery of delegated areas of the SLP development plan within the service
  • To provide input & advice on Speech & Language Pathology to other staff, attending service meetings as required & in agreement with the established line manager
  • To make constructive suggestions on resources necessary to maintain the service
  • To decide priorities, under supervision, for own work area, balancing SLP client related & professional demands & ensuring that these remain by those of the service area as a whole
  • To be actively involved in the collection of appropriate data & statistics as required by the Service
  • To liaise closely with your Manager in monitoring the level & quality of service provision. Working within service standards & time responses
  • To take responsibility for personal adherence to Health & Safety guidelines & maintain safe working environments & working practices.


Qualification Requirements
The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • MQF Level 6 or equivalent (Bsc. Degree) in Speech & Language Pathology
  • Be registered with the Council for the Professions Complimentary to Medicine (CPCM)
  • High proficiency in both English & Maltese language (written & spoken)
  • Previous experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will be considered as an asset.


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

  • Ten days of recess leave, additional to statutory leave (covering August and December recess period)
  • Private health insurance scheme
  • Mental Wellbeing Programme
  • Inspire Employee Scholarship Programme
  • Study leave
  • Cloudigo Premium
  • The opportunity to shape and change processes.

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