Speech and Language Therapists

Greater London, South East England
Contract type:
Full time, Part time / Job share
NHS band:
Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools
Start Date:
Enfield Health
Job Ref:

Locations: Special and mainstream schools
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time/part time (minimum 3 days)/term time only considered
NHS band: 7 PMLD & dysphagia; band 5-6 mixed specialisms
Specialist areas: Education, paediatrics, special schools, learning disabilities, autism, PMLD, dysphagia
Start date: ASAP
Recruiter: Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust (Enfield Community Division)

These posts are available with a golden hello which will be discussed with you at interview
Paediatric Highly Specialist Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist: Complex Needs and Dysphagia – Full time

Based in Waverley School - an outstanding specialist school for children with complex learning difficulties. You will be part of the school based Speech and Language Therapy team within a multidisciplinary team of O.T./P.T./Nurse fully integrated into the school provision.

You will be part of the SLT team of 2 wte at the school which also has an Autism provision
You will work closely with the school management team to determine priorities for workforce development. Training /consultation and ongoing support are embedded within school delivery. The school has a strong collaborative, in-class working model. The school is active in developing its communication environment and there are exciting opportunities to work with all staff to develop the communication and eating experiences of the children. You will support and develop children’s communication skills in partnership with the young person, parents and school staff and monitor their eating and drinking. The school is committed to developing alternative and augmentative communication and a particular interest in the use of PODD.

Staff will receive regular professional support and supervision and access to CPD and clinical lead specialist.

Newly Qualified /Developing Specialist Band 5- 6 posts. Newly commissioned permanent roles

Full or part time opportunities across a range of Mainstream / Special school sites: Durants, Russet House, and Oaktree schools with sessions available in mainstream schools to work with young people with EHCPs.

This is an opportunity to structure a post around your areas of interest.

In Enfield, we can offer you;
• Access to Clinical lead expert Therapists in the areas of: Developmental Language Disorder, Autism, SEMH, Deafness and Complex needs who can offer individualised support and training for your further development
• A commitment to your continued professional development. Within the last year the team has accessed SCERTS, Approaches to AAC, Attention Autism Levels 1-4, classroom strategies in DLD with on-going opportunities to receive accredited training in Talking Mats. External Training through the Trust Centralised Funding.
• A dynamic, innovative supportive and friendly team with staff turnover figures half the national average
• Staff reporting high levels of job satisfaction
• A strong ethos of collaborative working and user consultation
• A commitment to embedding the ‘voice of the child’ and using this information to inform target setting.
• The opportunity to tailor make a component of your job to develop in the area that you are most interested in.
• A buddy system where you will be paired with a member of the team for informal guidance and support in addition to a supervision package adjusted to your needs. This is in addition to regular individual and group supervision.

We would be very happy to discuss these posts if you are interested. Please contact Judy Sleat; Judy.Sleat@NHS.net or 020 8702 4284. Applications can be made via the BEHMHT website at jobs.beh-mht@nhs.uk

Exciting opportunities will soon be available to work in a new Speech, Language and Communication multi-professional Hub addressing universal and targeted needs in schools. These posts are band 8A-7 so please contact us if you would like to discuss and register your interest

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Enfield Health
Tel: 020 8702 4284
Contact: Judy

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