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Speech and Language Therapist and Physiotherapist needed at Government Comprehensive Special School

Vacancies: Speech and Language Therapist and Physiotherapist

Government Comprehensive Special School, Lafia is looking to fill the following positions: Speech and Language Therapist and Physiotherapist

Position: Speech and Language Therapist

Job Description

As a speech and language therapist (SLT), you will treat children who have various levels of speech, language and communication problems, or difficulties in swallowing, drinking or eating. You could deal with a diverse group, including children with physical and learning disabilities, hearing loss/deafness, psychiatric disorders or dementia, and could treat a range of conditions, including cleft palate, stammering, language delay and voice disorders.

Responsibilities

Your tasks will vary depending on the child and the nature of the problem. However, you will typically need to:

  • Identify the speech and communication difficulty or disorder;
  • Assess the cause and nature of the problem, for example, congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders after injury;
  • Devise and deliver a suitable treatment programme, working on a one-to-one basis or in groups, to enable the child to improve as much as possible;
  • Review and revise the programme as appropriate;
  • Monitor and evaluate your students’ progress

Qualifications

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years teaching/working experience with students as a speech and language therapist.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

 Position: Physiotherapist

Job Description

As a physiotherapist, you will provide a physiotherapy service to students who have a variety of physical needs and range of health conditions, cognitive and/or learning disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Your responsibilities can include; to provide compassionate care that is based on empathy, kindness, respect and dignity
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that promote and maintain therapeutic relationships with students, their families and carers
  • Providing education and advice to students about exercise and movement and keeping up to date with the latest advancements in the profession Organising physical exercise sessions

Qualifications

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years working experience as a physiotherapist,

Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

Method of Application

Resume and application letter should be submitted to the office of the Honourable Commissioner, Special Education, Science and Technology, Shendam Road. Lafia,

Dateline for Submission 10th March 2018

Signed

Ishaku Danladi Abari

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Special Educations,

Science & Technology, Nasarawa State

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