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Highly Specialist/ Specialist Speech and Language Therapist & Speech Therapy Team Lead

Locations:
South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools, Children's centres
Posted:
05/07/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Chiltern Wood School
Job Ref:

Chiltern Wood School is an expanding Special School currently supporting 200+ students ranging from ages 3 to 19 years. The school is located over two sites in Cressex and Downley, formally Chiltern Gate and Maplewood Schools. We offer the opportunity to become part of a team of caring professionals during an exciting stage in the school’s development, and contribute purposefully to meeting the special educational needs of children in the High Wycombe area. You will be well supported by welcoming and knowledgeable staff within a well-run, hard-working school which holds as its core value the wellbeing of its pupils, parents and staff.

As a school, we strive to continually improve our practice, and aim to secure only the very best outcomes for our pupils through high quality provision and practice. Visits to the school are keenly encouraged and a discussion with a senior leader is highly recommended.

The governing body are looking to recruit two Band 6 - 7 Speech and Language Therapists (depending on experience) to support with the assessment of our young people and assist with the provision of Speech and Language Therapy within a team. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, planning and implementing therapeutic strategies to support a wide range of speech, language and communication needs. They will also have opportunities to develop skills in working with children with Dysphagia and Augmentative and Alternative Communication with appropriate support and training. Supervision for the posts will be provided.

For a band 7 candidate there is the opportunity to lead the speech and language therapy service within the school; providing management and clinical supervision for the therapists and assistants employed by Chiltern Wood School, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, planning and implementing therapeutic strategies to support a wide range of speech, language and communication needs. They will also have opportunities to develop skills in new approaches and contribute to the dissemination of this within the SALT team and other relevant professionals.

Experience of working with pupils with learning difficulties, ASD, and a wide range of complex needs is essential.

Closing Date: Close of Thursday, 19th July 2018
Interviews: Monday, 23rd July 2018

Full Job Description, Person Specification and Applications Forms: Please see school website www.chilternwood.bucks.sch.uk
Non-teaching application form via office@chilternwood.bucks.sch.uk

Closing Date:
06/08/2018
Contact Details:
Chiltern Wood School
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