Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Specialist Speech and Language Therapists, part-time (suitable for equivalent Band 6) up to 35 hours per week (Full time) and 21 hours per week (part time)

Salary up to £37,098 per annum pro rata plus essential user car allowance

Temporary posts until September 2019.

Do you want to have the opportunity to work in a special school? Are you looking to develop professionally within the PMLD setting? Do you want to work in a local authority multi-professional team to support schools to develop their inclusive provision for pupils across the full age range from Foundation Stage up to Key Stage 4?

If so this is an exciting opportunity to join Merton’s Language and Learning Support Team to provide:
• Statutory and Non-statutory advice, training and therapy in schools.

You will be part of the talented Language and Learning Support Team, a statutory and buy-back service intitially providing therapy, but with opportunities to give training, supervision, support and advice, primarily for SLD/PMLD special school. You will require knowledge of good practice models for whole school, group and individual interventions. Tranining in PECS will be given as this is important to the role in the school. Post holders will be expected to work directly with pupils, parents, teachers, school staff, managers and other agencies as well as with the teachers and therapists in the Language and Learning Support Team. The team is part of the multi-professional SEN and Disabilities Integrated Service within Merton’s Children, Schools and Families Department.

Supervision will be provided by the Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapists within the Language and Learning Support Team, as well as a clinical supervision (via visual media format) from a specialist PMLD therapist who knows the children and environment.

For more information please contact:
John East (Manager Language and Learning) Support Team 020 8288 5657/5622 or Speech & Language Therapy Team Leader Nafisa Shehu 020 8288 5627/8

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Closing Date: 12 Noon, 31st January 2019

Closing Date:
31/01/2019
Contact Details:
London Borough of Merton
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