Speech and Language Therapist – Early Years

Locations:
South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Part time / Job share
NHS band:
Band 5, Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Community
Posted:
12/10/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
BeyondAutism
Job Ref:

About BeyondAutism

BeyondAutism is a charity dedicated to empowering people with autism to lead fuller lives through positive educational experiences, training for the people who work with them and support for their families and carers. We run Independent Special Schools for children aged 4-19, a post-19 service, Outreach and Training and the beginnings of an Early Years’ service. To read more about BeyondAutism Schools, please visit www.beyondautismschools.org.uk

BeyondAutism has developed a new, innovative service to engage with families at the earliest point of their child’s life. We use the latest research and evidence from ABA/VB practice, delivered by a multidisciplinary team. Our developmentally informed, parent-led workshops supported by professionals will be organised to address engagement, communication and play using the Early Years curriculum, Development Matters and the Early Years Denver Model. During a session parents will have the opportunity to spend some time together, creating a supportive peer group.
Job Purpose

To provide speech and language therapy to children with complex communication needs in association with and in addition to Autism Spectrum Disorders within a school setting, and to ensure the service is provided in close collaboration with education staff and other professionals to meet the needs of the pupil.

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, creative and passionate Speech and Language Therapist with good IT and time management skills to join our dedicated and supportive team. You will work alongside our Senior Speech and Language Therapist and will be offered relevant training, support and supervision.

The role features generous annual leave entitlement and enhanced CPD opportunities.
The successful candidate will:

• Have a SaLT degree/qualification
• Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
• Have MRCSLT registration
• Be able to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of a senior SaLT
• Have good assessment & organisational skills
• Have experience of health & social care policy/local & national agendas as they relate to disabled people
• Have excellent communication and teamwork skills
• Be passionate about supporting children with autism

In addition to this being a term-time only position, we provide a contributory pension scheme, a cycle to work scheme, loans for season tickets and a host of benefits provided by Perxbox such as reduced cinema tickets, hotels, flights and restaurants.

You will join a supportive staff team where teamwork, flexibility and a positive personality are essential attributes.

For an application pack please visit our website www.beyondautism.org.uk or email admin@beyondautism.org.uk

Closing date: Role will close when we receive the suitable amount of applicants
Interviews to take place on: TBC

BeyondAutism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure will be conducted for the successful applicant.

Closing Date:
12/11/2018
Contact Details:
BeyondAutism
Tel: 0203 031 9705
Contact: Kathryn Boulter
E-mail:

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