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Specialist Speech & Language Therapist – Band 7

Locations:
South East England
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Community, Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Posted:
22/05/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
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.

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist – Band 7
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 7 NJC Scale Points 29 – 39: £33,985 – £43,641 per annum dependent on experience

We are looking for an experienced, well qualified and dynamic Specialist Speech & Language Therapist who has the ability to support the future development of our provision for children and young people with a range of complex learning needs, including those with moderate to severe learning difficulties and/or disabilities, autistic spectrum (ASD) and those with associated speech language and communication difficulties as well as behavioural difficulties.

The school employs Speech and Language Therapists who the post holder will lead and manage. This post provides the successful applicant with an opportunity to lead a department within a friendly, enthusiastic and skilled school whilst developing the service that supports the needs of our students..
The post would suit an energetic and creative professional who is looking to make a difference to the lives of young people with complex needs as well as furthering their own professional development.
The post holder will be an autonomous practitioner, providing highly specialist assessment, prognosis and a variety of therapy and intervention programmes. You will be required to provide advice and training to others to enable them to support the development of children’s speech language and communication skills. This is an exciting opportunity in a school providing for children and young people, where change and challenge is key to what we do.
If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive to take on this role and become a member of our team, we would very much like to hear from you.
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; joanne.stroud@pieldheathschool.org.uk

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.

Closing Date:
19/06/2019
Contact Details:
Pield Heath House Catholic School
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