We have a fixed term post available to support the development of your skills working with pupils with ASD and complex needs in resource bases as well as our mainstream secondary service. This post has become available due to the post holder taking up a secondment opportunity within the team. Band 6's working in resource bases will have the opportunity to develop their skills working with a Band 7 therapist on site.
As part of our core SLT offer, we provide a service to children and young people with and without EHCPs. Our secondary service is well established, and we are celebrating our 10 year anniversary in October 2023.
One day Primary Resource base
Two days Secondary Mainstream
Two days Secondary Resource base
We would welcome the opportunity for you to talk to us about the role or arrange an informal visit - please contact Elise Dowell, Clinical Team Lead on firstname.lastname@example.org You will need:
- Experience of and specialist skills working with a diverse paediatric caseload
- Experience of and specialist skills working with a multi-disciplinary team
- Developed clinical skills especially around ASD
- Ability to work flexibly and independently where necessary
- Enthusiasm, imagination and initiative
You are not required to have previous experience working in a secondary school setting.Main duties of the job
- Specialist assessment, management and treatment of children with a range of communication needs with and without an EHCP in secondary schools and resource bases
- Provision of SLT services for a school age population
- Support and supervision of SLT students and junior staff
- Opportunities to join working parties to develop your skills in service development
**Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document, which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification**About us
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, St George's Hospital and Queen Mary's Hospital, and two health centres, St Johns Therapy Centre, and The Nelson Centre.
The Children's Therapy team consists of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists. Therapists work in multi-disciplinary/multi agency teams across the borough of Wandsworth.
We have a range of working parties to ensure we are utilising best practice including:
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Developmental Language Disorder
- Gestalt Language Processing
We are very proud of our inclusive and proactive team of therapists and assistants providing evidence based and informed intervention to Wandsworth's children. We will provide:
Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- The opportunity to work within a highly skilled and experienced team of Speech & Language Therapists
- Access to a structured and supportive professional development process
- Access to regular line management and clinical supervision
- Wellbeing initiatives including craft and book clubs, away days
- A fully inclusive therapy team with an award winning Diversity and Inclusion working part
**Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document, which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification**Person SpecificationExperienceEssential
- Experience of parent/ staff training
- Experience working with children with DLD/ASD
- Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy
- Registered with Health Care and Professions' Council
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge of relevant legislation in SEND
St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustAddress
St John's Therapy Centre
St Johns Hill
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