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Speech & Language Therapists – Band 6

South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
Community, Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Pield Heath House Catholic School
Job Ref:

Pield Heath House School is a non-maintained day/residential school for children and young people aged
7-19 with severe learning difficulties, complex needs and associated speech and language disorders.

Speech & Language Therapists – Band 6
Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm, 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year
Hours to be mainly worked during the school term however some holiday working will be required
Salary Scale: Band 6 NJC Scale Points 29 – 38: £28,951 – £36,747 per annum dependent on experience

We are looking for two Band 6 Therapists who are looking for a change and new challenges. We require therapists to join our growing speech & language therapy department in promoting the holistic development of independence & functional skills informed by the latest evidence-based practices and to be accountable for delivering a quality service. Our streams of provision focus on interventions that support difficulties with feeding, speech, language, social communication and developing Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) at universal, targeted & specialist levels across a 24-hour curriculum.

Our integrated approach to an enriched curriculum is complimented by multi-disciplinary input from occupational therapy and music therapy services. It would be desirable if applicants have an interest in or knowledge of AAC systems in order to work alongside other staff in developing strategies and initiatives to support a total communication environment.

This role is an opportunity to develop as a clinician while gaining experience in an educational setting, as we offer excellent support through supervision, a commitment to CPD and a variety of training opportunities. Our team is dedicated in forging a unique collaborative approach to special education by embedding the expertise of the speech & language therapy profession in a meaningful way that doesn’t compromise the quality of the service.

Can you, as part of a team and individually, be an advocate for making learning accessible in order to meet our student’s needs, develop their potential and make a positive impact on their quality of life within and outside of their school career?

In return we can offer you:
 A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.
 Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
 Continuous Professional Development Opportunities and Career progression.
 A welcoming friendly community providing opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people.

Parking is available on site as well as nearby access to both train (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines) and bus services.

Posts working with children and/or vulnerable adults will be subject to an enhanced DBS. Pield Heath House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be requested in advance for shortlisted candidates.

Visits to the school before the deadline are warmly welcomed. If you require further information about the role please contact Joanne Stroud via email;

Closing date for applications: 18th June 2019
Interviews week beginning: 24th June 2019

If you have not heard from us by 24th June 2019, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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