Speech and Language Therapist

Recruiter
St John's School & College
Location
Brighton, Brighton and Hove
Salary
£20120 - £24329/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Speech and Language Therapist

St. John’s School and College grade 5

Full time, term time only

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Speech and Language Therapist to join St Johns, the home of innovative and inspirational learning.

St John’s is a non-maintained special school and independent specialist college for day and residential learners aged 11-25. At St Johns we work with learners who have complex learning disabilities including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Asperger’s Syndrome and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) .

The role of the Specialist Speech & Language Therapist is important in ensuring that the School and College meets the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all pupils and learners.

- Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to ensure exchange of information and delivery of a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary service.
- Contribute to projects concerning Speech and Language Therapy Service delivery for planning and quality and promote positive employee relations within the department and teams.
- Communicate complex and sensitive condition related information in an accessible way to, carers, families and members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- Write reports and provide written and verbal advice to others reflecting knowledge regarding the management and care of our learners with a range of communication difficulties and maintain case notes that reflect the full nature of the clinical decision making processes.
- Form productive relationships with others who may be under stress and/or have challenging communication difficulties.

The successful applicant must be registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) and be a member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT). Ideally you should have experience of working in an educational setting with young people with a range of diagnoses.

All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment policy. The full job description can be found on our website