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Paediatric Speech & Language Therapists

Greater London
Contract type:
Interim, contract & temporary
Full time
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Blossom House School
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Blossom House is an Ofsted-rated “Outstanding” specialist school for children with speech, language and communication difficulties. We acknowledge specific strengths and support individual vulnerabilities, so that each child “blossoms” and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Experienced Paediatric Speech & Language Therapists
Band 5 / Band 6 equivalent (AfC Band)


Newly Qualified Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist
Newly Qualified (AfC Band)

Candidates to start in September 2021. One year fixed-term contract.

Salary range from £28,800 (newly qualified) upwards dependent upon qualifications and experience

We are looking for SLTs who have a passion for supporting children within the educational setting, to learn and ‘blossom’ in spite of their communication difficulties. Due to steady growth in numbers of students and plans to re-organise our SLT delivery into our Secondary School, we have some exciting opportunities for new staff to join the SLT department.

Although the roles are being offered on a 1-year fixed term basis, we anticipate these roles
becoming permanent in the future.

Blossom House School is an Outstanding independent SEN school, for students whose primary educational needs are their speech, language and communication difficulties. Therapy and teaching are integrated throughout the school week for all students following a transdisciplinary model. You will work closely with the teaching and support staff, as well as with our OT department, physio therapist, specialist SPLD teachers, and Art Therapists on a daily basis.

If you are passionate about helping to shape the future of children and helping them to blossom and thrive, we would welcome your application.

We offer:
• The opportunity to work alongside an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Therapy staff and Teachers. Our Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Art Therapists and Music Therapists aim to maximise each child’spotential in a nurturing and supportive environment.
• Opportunity to be part of a large and diverse SLT department of over 30 SLTs.
• Opportunities to move between different client cohorts from Early Years through to Post16 provision to ensure ongoing professional development and variety within your career.
• Small group, 1:1 and in class work opportunities.
• Small caseloads and the opportunity to deliver therapy and see outcomes achieved.
• Opportunity to design bespoke intervention packages for children based on your professional judgement.
• NQT package including regular clinical supervision and support to complete your competencies.
• Generous continued professional development package.
• Great staff benefits including paid school holidays
• A friendly, supportive working environment, with structured support available for all new school staff.
The ideal candidate(s) will have:
• Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.
• An ability to work closely with Therapists from other disciplines in order to integrate SLT goals into the educational setting.
• The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers.
• Knowledge of clinical assessment, treatment planning and implementing, preferably paediatric, therapy programmes.
• An independent approach and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of standardised assessment and clinical observation.
• The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential. One-year fixed-term vacancy to start September 2021.

Benefits include: 9 weeks per annum holiday plus applicable bank holidays.

Monday to Friday, 08:30 – 17:00
Closing date: 2nd of July 2021

Early applications are encouraged, and interviews may take place before the closing date.

We will consider early applications, so apply now!

If you wish to apply for the post, please download the application below and send your completed application form, detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification, along with your application activity to our recruitment team. The Recruitment Activity is detailed at the end of this advert and should be completed on the application form.

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Contact Details:
Blossom House School
Tel: 020 8946 7348
Fax: 020 8944 5848
Contact: Blossom House School

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