Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Special Schools - London

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Speech and Language TherapyGrade
Band 7Contract
33 hrs 45 mins per weekJob ref

'College Park and Queensmill School.Town
£38,165 to £48,256 PA inc HCASClosing
13/02/2018 23:59

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across nine London boroughs and Hertfordshire. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Central London Community Healthcare are looking for an experienced SLT to join our established and supportive team in delivering a service to schools in Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea. Are you an SLT who is passionate about working with students with ASD? We are looking for a highly specialist SLT with proven skills in working with primary and secondary aged children with ASD. Ideally the candidate will have experience of using therapeutic approaches relevant to this clinical specialism including PECS, SCERTS and TEACCH within an educational context.The post holder is required to work across 2 bases. 0.4 WTE will be based at the Queensmill School main site as part of the team providing support to both primary and secondary aged students. 0.5 WTE will be based at College Park School again as part of a team providing support to primary and secondary aged students. The role includes independent management of a clinical caseload and line management and clinical supervision of more junior SLT colleagues to ensure consistency of management for ASD within the provisions. This role will allow you to work collaboratively with educational colleagues within settings with long established and highly regarded speech and language therapy services. You will take a delegated lead on the development of specific team objectives or projects in clinical specialism of ASD. In addition, you will have the opportunity to develop skills in using therapeutic approaches and models as relevant to the client groups including AAC strategies. All staff are supported by regular 1:1 supervision and can access a range of in-house CPD.Applicants are encouraged to call to discuss the post in more detail. Applicants for this role are required to have significant experience of working in education settings. A commitment to reflective learning and strong team work skills are essential.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours. We offer a range of benefits that include accommodation loans, season travel tickets, childcare assistance, cycle to work schemes and much more.

To have a full look at our benefits and what it’s like working for us please go here: www.clch.nhs.uk/staffbenefits

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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