2019.05.15 Senior Speech & Language Therapist - EIJB0283 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 7,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


2019.05.15 Senior Speech & Language Therapist - EIJB0283

Location: Kerry
Contract Type: Permanent part time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Grade Speech and Language Therapist based at our Enable Ireland Childrens Centre, Orchard Way, Oakview Village, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

The Role:  The purpose of the role is to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team to provide skilled Speech and Language Therapy Services to meet the assessed needs of children, young people and their families.

Overview of Duties & Responsibilities:
• Planning and Managing
• Judgement and Evaluation
• Professional Development and Standards in Service
• Team Working
• Leadership
• Communications

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria
• A recognised validated Professional Qualification in Speech & Language Therapy.
• Be registered with CORU
• Be eligible to work in the state.
• Have a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience.
• Have worked at least 12 months in the disability services sector.
• Experience of working with children and young adults.
• Good communication skills
• File management skills
• Planning and managing resources.
• Caseload management
• Flexibility
• Proactive approach to overall performance
• Willingness to embrace service development and change

Desirable Criteria
• Professional qualification in FEDS.
ASD Diagnostics
• Experience of working effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
• Experience of working in a community setting
• Experience of supervising others
• Knowledge of the social model of disability
• Awareness of the work of Enable Ireland
• Knowledge of Progressing Disability Services
• Computer skills
• Willingness to embrace service development and change.


We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organisation and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.

Please download a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Employment Application form and forward completed application form to: Maria Leyden, Children’s Services Manager, Orchard Way, Oakview Village, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Informal Enquiries to: Lorraine Hopkins/Rose Collins 066 712 8220

Closing date for receipt of application form is Wednesday 29th May 2019 at 4pm.
Interview date to be confirmed.

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only.  CV’s will not be accepted)

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position. Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment


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2019.05.15 Senior Speech & Language Therapist Job Description - EIJB0283

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