SPECIALIST SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST – NHS equivalent Band 6

Locations:
South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Posted:
12/10/2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Swalcliffe Park School
Job Ref:

Swalcliffe Park School is a non-maintained charitable incorporated organisation specialising in day and residential education and care for autistic young people (aged 10-19 years old). We currently have 71 students on role and have been awarded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for both Education (2019) and Residential care (2019). The school also has Advanced Level Autism Accreditation and an Enhanced Practitioner Commendation. We offer excellent working conditions in a beautiful setting, including paid school holidays, opportunities for career development and staff training.

SPECIALIST SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST – NHS equivalent Band 6
Pay scale: NHS £32,306 - £39,027 per annum (depending on experience).
Full Time during Term Time plus 13 weeks’ paid holiday and membership of Local Government Pension Scheme, comparable to NHS.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and forward-thinking Speech and Language Therapist to join our friendly innovative team of three Speech and Language Therapists. We are integrated within the school and work closely with the onsite multi-disciplinary therapy team (Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology) including joint assessments as well as joint planning and delivery of therapy sessions.

The role includes responsibility for a small caseload with the opportunity to carry out individual, small group and class-based interventions using evidence-based approaches within the school day and during residential hours. The role includes a strong support element for the school staff, residential staff and parents including liaisons, subject specific support, classroom and environmental modifications/advice as well as delivering workshops/training.

As part of the Quality of Life research that Swalcliffe Park School is leading, the role also includes a focus on developing language, social and communication needs within independence activities and functional life skills through delivering independence lessons as well as supporting our young people to access their community following a therapeutic framework.

The applicant must be registered with HCPC and RCSLT.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 9th November 2021
Interview/Assessment Centre Date: Thursday, 18th November 2021

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Sarah Skelton-James, Assistant Principal Communication & Lead Speech & Language Therapist by telephoning 01295 780302 or by emailing sjames@swalcliffepark.co.uk. For an application pack jrigby@swalcliffepark.co.uk or visit our website www.swalcliffepark.co.uk where you can download an application pack and to find out more about our students and our work with them.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.

We will reserve the right to close the advert and interview earlier than the date advertised, if we have sufficient and appropriate candidates.

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Closing Date:
09/11/2021
Contact Details:
Swalcliffe Park School
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