Speech and Language Therapist

South East England
Contract type:
Part time / Job share
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
St John's School and College
Job Ref:

0.6 full time equivalent - 24 hours per week
£17, 400.00 (FTE £29, 000.00)
Term Time Only – 14 weeks holiday per year!!!

St. John’s School and College is a SEN setting for young people with learning disabilities and autism, based on the coast of East Sussex. Our school is based in the tranquil town of Seaford and our college in the vibrant seaside city of Brighton. This role will be based at our Seaford site for 3 days a week. Are you a resilient, proactive, and passionate Speech and Language Therapist? Come and join the skilled therapy team in our diverse organisation. Our therapists are invested in, nurtured and valued in our organisation.

Some of your duties will include:
• Communicating effectively and working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to ensure exchange of information and delivery of a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary service.
• Contributing to projects concerning Speech and Language Therapy service delivery and promoting positive employee relations within teams.
• Writing reports and providing advice to children and young people and their families, as well as other professionals.
• Working independently to develop individualised SaLT programmes.
• Maintaining case notes that reflect the full nature of the clinical decision-making processes and comply with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists’ (RCSLT) guidelines.
• Providing training sessions to Education and Residential staff teams to support the implementation of a Total Communication Approach across the school.
• Forming productive relationships with others who may be under stress and/or have challenging communication difficulties.

The successful applicant must be registered with the HCPC and be a member of RCSLT. Ideally you should have experience of working in an educational setting with young people with a range of diagnoses.

St. John’s is committed to the safeguarding and protection of young people, vulnerable adults, and children.

Employment will be subject to the receipt of two satisfactory professional references, an enhanced DBS certificate and occupational health clearance.

We encourage applications from those who may be underrepresented on the basis of ethnicity, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

For more information and to apply please contact Recruitment@st-johns.co.uk

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
St John's School and College
Tel: 01273244013
Contact: Liz Dollin

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