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Speech & Language Therapist Band 6

Locations:
Greater London
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6
Specialist areas:
Community
Posted:
06/01/2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Your World Recruitment Healthcare
Job Ref:

Welcome to Your Healthcare CIC, formerly part of NHS Kingston. We are a not for profit social enterprise, proud of delivering patient-led, high quality health and social care community services for residents in Kingston & Richmond as part of the NHS family.

Your Healthcare is located in the South West of London within the Royal Borough of Kingston. Working as a Community Interest Company (CIC), our status allows us to invest any surplus or profit back into front line services, where it is needed most by you, our community. Our organisation offers access to the NHS pension scheme, staff discounts, Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

Your Healthcare’s CSLT service consists of Speech and Language Therapists, equating to a WTE of 21, and Assistants based together at Hollyfield House. Our service covers children and young people up to age 19 in all settings across the Royal Borough of Kingston-Upon-Thames, e.g., nurseries, playgroups, mainstream and specialist schools, health centres, a Child Development Centre and homes.

Our team puts the children and families at the centre of everything we offer, where you make the clinical decision as to what is required and deliver quality, evidence based SLT. We have strong relationships with our Commissioners and partnership organisations such as education, health and social care. You would be working as part of a well-established dynamic team and would therefore gain invaluable knowledge, skills and experience.

We have an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Speech and Language Therapist (SaLT) to work for 5 days a week within the Children’s Speech and Language Therapy team. This post currently comprises of 2 roles.

2 days per week in a Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) within Knollmead School (a local mainstream school) for children in Nursery, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, who have Autism and severe learning difficulties. The postholder will be working collaboratively with our educational colleagues within the SRP and parents to support therapy delivery and provide training as required. Relationships and programmes of therapy are well established. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of new and innovative ways of working and further develop your clinical skills. You will be supported by a Band 7 SLT who works within a local Special School supporting pupils with a similar profile to the pupils in Knollmead SRP.

3 days per week providing support to pre-school children and families and pupils at SEN support or with EHCP’s, working in the community across age ranges to suit your preference. The postholder will carry out: assessments, planning and delivering therapy programmes, giving support and advice to children and young people, their parents and education staff as well as working closely with our Multidisciplinary Team colleagues.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Therapist who enjoys working as part of a team, has experience of working with children and young people with Autism in particular, but also a range of special needs. You will be required to have experience of working collaboratively with school staff, parents and other MDT colleagues.

Knowledge of Makaton, PECS, AAC, Attention Autism and Intensive Interaction is essential.

You will be working in a friendly and supportive working environment, and will be able to access training and development opportunities. You will receive regular supervision and peer support and contribute to the direction and development of the whole service. We are committed to CPD.

If you would like to contact us to discuss any aspects of this role please contact: Sarah Church, Team Lead for Children’s Speech & Language Therapy Services on 020 8274 7848 or email SLTChildren.TeamLeads@yourhealthcare.org

Due to the post holder having access to children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR NHS JOBS ACCOUNT FOR UPDATES ON YOUR APPLICATION IN REGARDS TO THIS VACANCY.

Your Healthcare CIC reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

Closing Date:
18/01/2021
Contact Details:
Your World Recruitment Healthcare
Tel: 020 7220 0811
Contact: Your World Recruitment Healthcare
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