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Speech and Language Therapists

Speech and language therapists are responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, fluency and voice disorders caused by disability, injury or illness.

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About this Career

£24,111

Average salary

New workers start around £11,789.95. Normal pay is £24,111 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £34,208.86.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Writes reports and maintains client caseloads.
  • Counsels relatives to help cope with the problems created by a patient.
  • Attends case conferences and liaises with other specialists such as doctors, teachers, social workers and psychologists.
  • Treats speech and language disorders by coaching and counselling clients or through the use of artificial communication devices.
  • Designs and initiates appropriate rehabilitation and/or remedial programmes of treatment.
  • Assesses, tests and diagnoses a client.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
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Reading Comprehension
79
Speaking
77
Active Learning
77
Monitoring
76
Active Listening
75
Critical Thinking
73
Writing
71
Mathematics
49
Science
45

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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