Speech & Language Therapist Children’s Hospice Service

Exciting opportunity for a Speech & Language Therapist to be part of the Hospice team as we grow and expand our services.

Would you like to have a job where you feel you are making a vital difference in very special peoples’ lives, supporting children with life-limiting conditions and their families, in the Hospice and in the family home/community environment?

If so then we would love you to join our team here at LauraLynn.

LauraLynn will help you to grow and develop your skills, and because of the value LauraLynn places on continuous learning and development you will be given support for professional and personal development in your role.

Reporting to: Assistant Director of Nursing

Hours of Work: Part Time, 4 hours per week

Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Possess the following:

- B.Sc. Clinical Speech and Language Studies from the University of Dublin, or

- M.Sc. in Speech and Language Therapy (Professional Qualification) from the University of Limerick, or

- B.Sc. Speech and Language Therapy from the National University of Ireland, Galway or

- B.Sc. Speech and Language Therapy from University College Cork, or an equivalent qualification approved for registration with CORU

  • Have experience in the management of dysphagia
  • Experience in the management and treatment of individuals with severe/profound disabilities
  • Demonstrate sufficient clinical knowledge and knowledge of evidence based practice to carry out duties and responsibilities of the role
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver care in an effective and resourceful manner and the ability to manage self in a busy working environment


  • Free car parking
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Pension scheme
  • VHI group scheme
  • EAP
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive orientation pack
  • Flexible roster

How to Apply:

For a full job description and person specification contact Fiona Broxson, HR Department, E: hr@lauralynn.ie

For informal enquiries please contact Anne-Marie Carroll, Director of Nursing on 01 2893151 or E: acarroll@lauralynn.ie

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th September 2020