Speech and Language Therapist

Locations:
South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 5, Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Community, Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Posted:
24/11/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
MacIntyre Academies
Job Ref:
NTXFH253547

Salary: £24,992.45 - £31,113.05 FTE per annum (Pt 29-36)*
Hours of Work: 3 days per week (22.8 hours)
Closing Date: 5th January 2018
Interview Date: w/c 8th January 2018

MacIntyre Academies Trust opened its first academy, in Headington, Oxford in September 2014. Endeavour Academy is a specialist Academy providing support for children and young people with autism and associated Severe Learning Difficulties aged from 8 to 19 years old.
MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.

The Role
We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist to join this school, this is a really exciting opportunity to be part of something very special.
Reporting to the Principal at Endeavour Academy, you will provide a specialised child-centred speech and language therapy service to children and young people aged between 8 to 19 years of age who have autism and associated complex needs across the academy, undertaking assessment, interpretation of assessment results, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, advice and review.

You will contribute to the creation of MacIntyre Academies’ ethos, provide the vision & direction which enables effective support, and achievement by students providing sustained improvement in their spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental and physical well-being in preparation for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

Some occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
About You
You will hold a recognized professional Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent and be both a registered member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and also hold registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).
You will have demonstrative experience of working within Specialist Education supporting children and young people with Autism and learning disabilities who have severe and complex speech, language and communication needs and knowledge of statutory legislation concerning social care work.

Benefits
In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and local government pension scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing as well as full induction, training and career opportunities.
To Apply:
Please visit https://macintyrecharity.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1086708?cid=1347 and complete our online application form. For queries please contact recruitment@macintyreacademies.org.

MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references. Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified. MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.

*Salaries are Full time equivalent and are dependent on experience and qualifications

Closing Date:
24/12/2017
Contact Details:
MacIntyre Academies
Tel: 07932909707
Contact: Nicola Donovan
E-mail:

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