Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Grateley House - MDT

Cambian Group
30000.00 - 34000.00
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist– Education
Permanent: Full time: 40 hours a week , term-time only considered
Salary ; Up to £34.000
Grateley, Hampshire

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Speech and Language Therapist

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Grateley House School is a mixed –gender residential provision for young people aged 11-19 with a diagnosis of high-functioning autism and associated difficulties. Day provision is available for young people who live close by.

Job Role

The role involves working with our young people to maximise their academic potential and to enable them to enjoy the best possible quality of life. As a SLT you will be working directly with young people to assess their communication needs and provide input into their waking day curriculum, both in classrooms and residential settings. As part of a full multi-disciplinary team on-site - Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Nursing and Psychiatry - you will work with all staff across the school to support the implementation of the therapeutic approach through training delivery and development of the environment. You will be responsible for delivering and developing an integrated SLT service within the school, based on the model across the Education Division. You will be responsible for the supervision and development of the SLT Assistant in the school and will be part of a company- wide SLT service and participate in the service enhancement through service meetings and clinical projects.

In return we offer:

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Regular meetings with Cambian Speech and Language Therapists
  • Career developmental opportunities through department staffing structure
  • Internal/external training
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata, length of service increments included)

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Speech and Language Therapist to join our friendly team. You must have a degree or a post graduate diploma in Speech and Language Therapy and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Must have ASD experience,

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.