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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Jigsaw CABAS® School
Job Ref:

Location: Cranleigh, Surrey
Contract: 34.75 hours per week (Term Time) 44 days holiday
Salary: £26,400 FTE upwards depending on experience


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our integrated therapy team based in the Jigsaw CABAS School. Working closely with pupils, other therapists and teachers to provide specialist direct and indirect therapy for pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Techniques used include PECS, Attention Autism, Intensive Interaction Therapy, and Social Stories to address receptive and expressive language difficulties and enhance social communication. Alongside this are opportunities to input and give advice within the Jigsaw+ service supporting young adults with ASD. This is a unique opportunity to develop your clinical skills within an educational environment with an extensive CPD programme.


• Planning and implementing therapy interventions, for pupils with paediatric language and communication disorders
• Planning and delivering group and individual therapy
• Assessing and evaluating therapy outcomes
• Contributing to Annual Review meetings and reports
• Providing clinical supervision for Jnr SaLT’s
• Delivering joint therapy sessions
• Writing and delivering in-service training to school staff and parents
• Attend relevant SIG’s to further clinical knowledge and skills


• Recognised SLT degree/qualification
• HCPC Licence to Practice
• MRCSLT Registration
• Evidence of CPD e.g. membership of relevant CEN
• 3 Years post graduate paediatric experience
• Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary Team
• Knowledge Special Needs / Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Knowledge of a range of approaches to assessment, intervention and outcomes


Jigsaw Trust is a registered charity (Charity No. 1075464) that was established in 1999, firstly with Jigsaw CABAS® School. Today the school has provision for up to 75 pupils aged 4 to 19 years, and has again been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in October 2016. In 2012, the trust expanded to include JigsawPlus a Centre for Lifelong Learning delivering a range of specialist day services to include adults. The aim of Jigsaw Trust is to improve the lives of those affected by autism through the provision of high quality, accessible, educational, and vocational and well-being services.


• Free on-site car parking
• Pension scheme
• Private health care (Optional)
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Staff wellbeing programme
• Extensive range of High Street Discounts

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Jigsaw Trust Values
Caring * Person-Centered * Continuous Learning * Integrity * Teamwork

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click the ‘Apply Button’ to go to our careers page where you will find the full Job description and application form. Please return your completed application form by email to If you have any questions or require any further information please contact the HR team by email at or telephone 01483 273874.

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