Speech and Language Therapist

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

Full Time (37.5 hours per week) or Term Time
£31,365-£33,779 (Equivalent to NHS band 6)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic candidate to apply for a speech and language therapy post to join our multi-disciplinary school therapy team.

• We can offer you a supportive and friendly therapy team; working with other speech and language therapists and communication assistants you will have the opportunity to develop your skills working with students who have complex needs and the chance to access further clinical training.
• This post will target supporting students with communication difficulties and also with dysphagia needs. We can offer full training in dysphagia should this be required and ongoing access to a supportive CPD process. You will also have the opportunity to work in our multi disciplinary eating and drinking team.

Valence School is a KCC Foundation residential and day Special School for children and young people with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties. We are part of the Kent Special Educational Needs Trust.

Ideally you will have some experience working with children and young people within a health/education/social care setting and be someone who would like to utilise and build upon existing knowledge and skills.

For further details please visit www.valenceschool.com/staff-vacancies or contact Sally Casey, Therapy Lead on 07715 618771 or email scasey@valence.kent.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2021
Interview date to be confirmed

The school retains the right to interview suitable applicants and appoint before the deadline. Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Valence School
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Contact: Jodie Tatlow

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