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Speech and Language Therapist Band 6/ 7 (Maternity Cover)

Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Interim, contract & temporary
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
The Link Secondary School
Job Ref:

The Link Secondary School is part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust providing non-residential, specialist teaching and therapy for 47 children aged 11 to 19 years whose primary need is Speech, Language and Communication. Most of the students are also on the autistic spectrum and have a wide range of cognitive needs.

The post holder will join an established team of speech and language therapists who are jointly responsible for providing a therapy service to the Link Secondary School. The team works in partnership with teachers and support staff delivering a broad, secondary school curriculum.

We require a Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists, a school counsellor and drama therapist) to support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.
We can offer you:
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Line management and clinical supervision
• A programme of continuing professional development
• Supportive team
• Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with children with a range of needs and diagnoses.

To apply for this role please visit and download an application form. To apply, please send your completed application form to
We would consider applications from newly qualified therapists with the right experience.
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion, please ring Ali Hilliard on 0208 688 7691
Closing date: 12 p.m. Friday 13/12/19
Interview date: w/c 16th December 2019

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Note - Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
The Link Secondary School
Tel: -
Contact: The Link Secondary School

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