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Speech and Language Therapist

South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 5, Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
January 2019
Milestone Academy
Job Ref:

Are you at the beginning of a thriving career in Speech and Language Therapy? Or perhaps you already have a wealth of experience and are keen to be part of a collaborative and highly experienced team?

Milestone Academy have a fantastic opportunity and are seeking a specialist Speech & Language Therapist to join and enhance the work of their already established and successful team who provide therapy within an outstanding special educational needs environment. The department benefits from incredibly strong leadership and this is a great opportunity for a therapist who is looking to make a contribution to the already diverse therapy team within the Academy.

This role is ideal for those who have a real interest in working with children who have severe, profound and complex learning needs. Relevant training can be provided, particularly if you are seeking to gain experience in Dysphagia.

This role is full-time (37 hours per week) during Term Time plus 1 or 2 weeks depending on what suits the successful candidate. Details such as this can be discussed in the interview. The salary offered for this position is £29,353 (full time equivalent in line with Band 6) with a pro-rated salary of £24,838 - £25,459 per annum reflect the Term Time working pattern; this is an ideal role for those who wish to take advantage of the school holidays.

What are we looking for in you?

As a Trust, we seek to recruit talented individuals that can not only help to build the success of our academies but also people that are engaging and passionate about what they do. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate/evidence the following:

RCSLT recognised degree/diploma and a registered member of RCSLT
Membership if the Health Professionals Council
Experience of assessment and management of complex communication needs
Experience of alternative and augmentative communication systems
A commitment to multi-disciplinary/agency working
Experience of working in a school setting (particularly special schools is desirable but not essential)

In return, we can offer:

Clinical supervision
Excellent CPD opportunities
Dysphagia training (if required)
The chance to join an Outstanding Special School
The chance to be part of a wider successful multi-academy Trust, sharing best practice in every way possible

For further information, please call Olivia Couzins (Recruitment Manager) on 01634 412 240 and consult the job description:

Closing Date: Monday 30th November 2018

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Milestone Academy
Tel: 01474 709420.
Contact: Sonia Kendall

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