Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist
Job Type: Permanent (39 Weeks, term time)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Salary: £23,338 - £30,160 (£25,225 - £32,599 FTE)
We are looking for an enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist to work as part of a therapy team for young adults with learning disabilities (18-25 years old). We offer training in independent life skills, plus the opportunity to learn catering skills in Foxes Hotel. The happiness, well-being and success of our learners is at the centre of everything we do.
As a Speech and Language Therapist you will Work with the Therapy Team Leader to implement outstanding evidence based practice for Speech and Language Therapy Services across the Academy including service audits. You will also provide professional specialist assessment, diagnosis and management of speech, language and communication disorders including participation in sessions, 1:1, and/or group Therapy, and associated strategies in partnership with Tutors and Pastoral staff.
You will be expected to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, including pastoral, vocational and educational staff in planning and implementing therapy programmes, you will develop links with other professions, staff and institutions regarding clinical issues for learning disabilities.
The Speech and Language Therapist will be able to provide written professional reports as appropriate e.g. annual assessment report and work with the Therapy Team Leader to devise and monitor Education and Health Care Plan contributions and attend reviews as required.
Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:
- To be a registered member of RCSLT and HCPC.
- To hold a professional Speech and Language Therapy degree or equivalent.
- Ability to demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.
- Previous experience of working as a Speech and Language Therapist.
- Experience in implementing a wide range of approaches in supporting young people with social communication difficulties.
- Experience of preparing complex reports.
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
Closing date is 3rd March 2020
Gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.