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Speech and Language Therapist

South East England
Contract type:
Part time / Job share
NHS band:
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Abbey Court School
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Abbey Court School, a ‘special’ school and a ‘special’ place to work.

We are currently looking for a PART TIME…

Speech and Language Therapist

to join and enhance our high calibre therapy team

Medway Scale, Grade B2 - £29,636 to £37,849 pro rata
(15 hours per week, term time only)

Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary and Further Education). We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective Speech and Language Therapist, with a professional, flexible approach and a good sense of humour. In essence, somebody with an interest in an educational setting and who would like to work part time in a school committed to enabling pupils to reach their full potential.

Recognised Paediatric Dysphagia training and experience working with client group essential. The successful candidate will be able to liaise closely with both the school therapy team and the visiting NHS Speech and Language Therapists to ensure that the pupil’s needs are met regarding their safety around eating and drinking.

Candidates should hold a relevant Speech and Language Therapy degree/qualification. Benefits include: Local Authority pension scheme, induction training, performance management programme and Continuous Professional Development.
Visits to the school are welcomed.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount, and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.

For an application pack, or to make an appointment to visit, please telephone
(stating the role for which you are applying):
Mrs Linda Taylor, Abbey Court School, Rede Court Road, Strood, Kent ME2 3SP (01634 338236)

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: 18 October 2019

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Contact Details:
Abbey Court School
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Contact: Abbey Court School

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