Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Lufton College - MDT

Cambian Group
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Education
Permanent: Full Time, 40 hours per week (44 weeks a year)
Salary - £32,000 - DOE
Yeovil, Somerset

Band 6

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 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.

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

Cambian Lufton College

For over 40 years, Cambian Lufton College has provided specialist further education services in the South West, offering day up to 52 week residential placements for young people aged 16 to 25 with a learning disability and complex needs.

Job Role

The role involves working with our young people to maximize 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 and Clinical Psychology- you will work with all staff across the college 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 college, based on the model across the Education Division. You will be responsible for the supervision and development of the junior SLT in the college 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

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking experienced Specialist 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). Dysphagia experience welcomed.

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.