University of Essex interview preparation.

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What is a Speech and Language Therapist?
A SLT is someone whom... works with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds who have problems with their speech. In addition to this SLTs work with parents/carers and many professionals.
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What does a Speech and Language Therapist do?
SLTs support people who have speech problems regardless of these being related or unrelated (to a underlying disability). Alongside this and to less common knowledge SLTs aid those with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties too.
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What interested you in becoming an Speech and Language Therapist?
I am interested in becoming a SLT as have a passion for helping people, specifically, helping people to communicate. I believe
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What communication disorders are you familiar with? And do you know how are these treated?
Speech delays, language delays, fluency disorders, voice and resonance disorders, swallowing, eating & drinking disorders, cognitive disorders, literacy skills and other disorders.
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What skills and qualities are required to be a Speech and Language Therapist?
To be a SLT the desired skills and qualities needed are... good communication & listening skills, analytical skills and productivity skills. The desired qualities are things like... being approachable, having empathy, patience & a calm manner.
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What are the 6 C's?
1) care 2) compassion 3) competence 4) communication 5) courage 6) commitement
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What is the NHS constitution?
The NHS belongs to the people. It is there to improve and support the physical and mental health of those in need. They aim to help people stay as well as they can until the end of their lives.
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What are the principles that guide the NHS?
1) Provide a comprehensible service to ALL 2) Access based on clinical need not their ability to pay 3) Provide the highest standard of excellence and professionalism 4) Patients are the heart of everything 5) Work across organisational boundaries
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What are the principles that guide the NHS?
6) Committed to providing best value for tax payers money 7) Being accountable to the public, communities and patients it serves
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What does a Speech and Language Therapist do?

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SLTs support people who have speech problems regardless of these being related or unrelated (to a underlying disability). Alongside this and to less common knowledge SLTs aid those with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties too.

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What interested you in becoming an Speech and Language Therapist?

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What communication disorders are you familiar with? And do you know how are these treated?

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What skills and qualities are required to be a Speech and Language Therapist?

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