South East England
Contract type:
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7
Specialist areas:
Education, Paediatric, Mainstream and special schools, Clients' homes
Start Date:
Autism Early Support
Job Ref:

Autism Early Support Trust is recruiting a Speech & Language Therapist to work as an active member of our Outreach team, providing support to children and their families, as well as professionals.

Who We Are
• Autism Early Support Trust Ltd. (AES), established in 2001 as Puzzle Centre, is a UK charity based near Winslow and Buckingham , Buckinghamshire.
• We have a growing national reputation as a leader in the development of ‘best practice’ in early years education and intervention for young children with autism and other communication difficulties.
• AES operates a specialist nursery, Circle Centre, which has repeatedly been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. In addition, we operate an Outreach service for children and families, as well as education and healthcare professionals.

Full details of the work of the AES can be found at: www.autismearly support.org.uk

The Role
The Outreach Speech & Language Therapist, reporting to the Head of Children’s Services, will be an active member of the multidisciplinary Outreach team. Speech & Language Therapy is a vital part of the specialised early intervention which AES provides and which plays a key role in increasing positive outcomes and life chances for this vulnerable group of children and their families.
We wish to appoint an experienced, energetic and skilled practitioner, who will work in close collaboration with a friendly and supportive team of teachers and therapists to provide bespoke packages of support to families and schools. You will also deliver training courses related to meeting the needs of children with autism and communication difficulties.

We are looking for:

• A qualified Speech & Language Therapist with experience in working with young children with communication and learning difficulties.
• Specific experience and qualifications in the management of children on the autistic spectrum would be a an advantage.
• Ability to work closely with parents, other professionals and specialists involved in the education and welfare of children.

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience; in line with NHS salary bands.
Pension: 10% non-contributory scheme.
Contract: Full or Part-time; exact hours to be agreed.
Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire.

Application and further information are available on request.

Autism Early Support Trust Limited is committed both to equality of opportunity and to ensuring the safeguarding of our children and employees. These values are paramount to our ethos of working and are reflected in the policies of our charity.


Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Autism Early Support
Tel: 01296 711547
Contact: Mandy Simons

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