Senior Speech and Language Therapist

South West England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
Other specialist area
Start Date:
Autism Wessex
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Demonstrate your strengths as an experienced Speech and Language Therapist with this exciting unique opportunity at Autism Wessex.

As our Senior SALT, you will be responsible of the speech therapy output across the Charity and oversee two Speech and Language Therapists. This is a fantanstic opportunity for someone looking for their next step into a senior role and for someone seeking a defined career within the field of autism.

Working within a close-knit multi-disciplinary team and other therapy professionals, you will play a key role in the development of our students from early years through to school leaver age, watching them grow and achieve their education milestones. As well as working with the school, you will also have the opportunity to use your expertise with the people we support in adult services at our 6 residential homes and within our community packages. You will receive direct support from our Therapy Lead as your line manager.

A unique aspect of this role is you will also support our newly established autism diagnosis centre based on site at Portfield School. You will use your clinical expertise to support our other clinical professionals with the diagnosis of adults and children locally. We don't believe there is another role out there with such variety!

Our school is a specialised and caring setting for children with autism. We are proud to have over 90 students currently and we are growing fast. Our team consists of driven Speech and Language professionals developing their career specialism in autism whilst supporting students on their journey through education and beyond. Would you like to be part of the team?

The role is full of variety as you will also contribute to the training and developing the knowledge of our support staff, as well as provide external training to parents and other professionals.

​​Why join us?

Varied caseload of children & adults
Exposure to other therapy professionals (occupational therapy, music therapy, behaviour therapy and more)
Healthcare plan
Free parking
Up to 33 days holiday
Wellbeing initiatives
Career progression
Sick pay
Employee referral scheme of £400 (each time!)

For more information please get touch with Jess in the Talent Team on 01202 084834.

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