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Speech & Language Therapist

Locations:
Yorkshire and Humber
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 5, Band 6
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Posted:
08/08/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Allerton Church of England Primary School
Job Ref:

Job Description: Speech & Language Therapist
Grade: SO1 (£24,892 - £26,539 full time) pro-rata for term time only

Key Tasks:
• To lead and develop a Speech and Language therapy programme throughout the school with children from 2- 11 years;
• To provide a high level of clinical expertise in the assessment and management of children with a broad range of speech, language and communication needs To the development and delivery of appropriate training programmes for parents, carers and education staff to maximise the children’s progress
• To develop and lead individual and group interventions.
Specific Responsibilities:
• To actively promote the school ethos and school policies, with particular responsibility for raising the profile of speech and language therapy, both within the school and in the wider community;
• To provide a high level of clinical expertise in the assessment and management of children with a broad range of speech, language and communication
• To work in partnership with other professionals, parents, carers and education staff in the delivery of Speech and Language programmes;
• To establish and develop links and effective working relationships with relevant organisations;
• To initiate developments in service delivery which are evidence-based and innovative and targeted to those most in need;
• To be responsible for the delivery and evaluation of training provided to school staff, parents/carers
• To ensure speech & language documentation is maintained
• To attend staff meetings, parents’ evenings and Annual Reviews as required;
• To gather evidence to support children’s learning, and funding/EHCP requests
• To participate in regular Supervision and Performance Management.

General Responsibilities
• To maintain confidentiality in all aspects of work at the school;
• To co-operate with all school staff in maintaining good relationships with parents, outside agencies and the general public in order to promote and uphold the school’s image;

• To perform any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the position as requested by Senior Leadership Team
Competencies
• Post-qualification experience working as Speech and Language Therapist
• Ability to work with children of varying complexities
• Evidence of collaborative practice within multidisciplinary teams and education;
• Good IT and word processing skills.
• Eligible for certified RCSLT membership
• HCPC registered
• Experience of working with children in the 2-11 age range
• Subject to enhanced DBS check
• Ability to prioritise and organise own workload effectively and use initiative to deal with a wide variety of speech, language and communication needs.

Closing Date:
13/09/2018
Contact Details:
Allerton Church of England Primary School
Tel: -
Contact: Denise Glazer
E-mail:

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