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Speech & Language Therapist Senior

Enable IrelandGalwayFull-timeTemporary

Would you like to work for a great employer? Enable Ireland is an organisation that makes a real difference to the lives of children and adults with disabilities in Ireland, and is named as one of Ireland's Irish Independent 150 Best Employers 2023.

We are currently seeking a highly-motivated Senior Speech and Language Therapist to join our Network 5 team in Galway.

Contract Type:

1 full time fixed term contract (12 month)

Contract Hours:

Full time (35 hours per week) 1.0 WTE

The Role:

To work as a senior member of the interdisciplinary team providing Speech and Language Therapy services to children with complex needs and families referred to Network 5 in Co Galway, to include assessment and intervention, clinical and performance supervision and ongoing service delivery.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria:

· Be registered, or be eligible for registration, as a Speech and Language Therapist by the Speech and Language Therapists Registration Board at CORU.


· Have 3 years full time (or an aggregate of 3 years full time) post qualification clinical experience


· Have the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and professional ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office.


· Provide proof of Statutory Registration on the Speech and Language Therapist Register maintained by the Speech and Language Therapists Registration Board at CORU before a contract of employment can be issued.

· On appointment, practitioners must maintain annual registration on the Speech and Language Therapists Register maintained by the Speech and Language Therapists Registration Board at CORU.


· Practitioners must confirm annual registration with CORU to Enable Ireland


· Be eligible to work in the state.

· Previous speech and language therapy experience working with children with a range of disabilities including physical, sensory, intellectual and autistic spectrum disorder.


· Full clean driving license and access to own transport.

Desirable Criteria:

· Experience of inter/transdisciplinary team working

· Any relevant post graduate training specific to child disability service

· Qualification in the management of Feeding, Eating, Drinking, & Swallowing.

· Specific training and experience in assessment of Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

· Experience in assessment of children who have a physical and/or sensory disability and/or intellectual disability.

· Experience of supporting children/young persons with life limiting conditions.

· Previous experience in a senior post.

· Experience of completing assessments under the AON process.

Please see Job Description for full list of duties.

If you believe you would fit the role then please submit your application today.


As an employee of Enable Ireland, you will have access to a wide range of benefits, including:

· Excellent training opportunities

· Generous annual leave entitlements

· Long service reward scheme

· Pay adjusted Maternity Leave

· Pay adjusted Adoptive Leave

· Pay adjusted Paternity Leave

· Wellbeing benefits

· Pension

For a full list of our benefits, please click here.

What now?

Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland application form only. CV’s will not be accepted.

To apply, please download the job description and person specification for your information and complete the online application form

Closing date for applications: 21stJune 2024

A panel may be formed from this vacancy for any similar vacancies, which may arise during the next 12 months.

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

· 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.

Please review the Enable Ireland’s External Data Prote

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