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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Central London Community Health Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Mental health
Band 6
Full Time
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist to join the Mainstream Schools Team on a Fixed Term contract for 12 months. Therapists work closely with school staff to support children and young people with a range of speech, language and communication needs in schools as well as contributing to training initiatives and project work.

Please note this is a Fixed Term Contract for 12 Months. Ending 31st March 2025

Main duties of the job

  • The assessment of CYP with a range of speech, language and communication needs including- DLD, ASD, speech sound difficulties, selective mutism.
  • Working directly with children in groups and individually, as well as offering advice and strategies to school staff and parents.
  • Liaising with parents and other professionals
  • Providing training for your allocated schools

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will also provide a specialist service to children attending mainstream school with Speech/Language and communication needs (SLCN) working closely with parents/carers, and staff to enable children to develop their speech, language and communication skills and to access the curriculum.
  • To assess the needs for, develop and implement specialist Speech and Language Therapy treatment to children referred to the SLT service to mainstream schools.
  • To provide advice to others regarding the management and care of children with communication difficulties
  • To be accountable for own professional actions and recognise own professional boundaries, seeking advice from senior colleagues as appropriate.
  • The post holder will also provide some day-to-day supervision and peer review support to less experienced colleagues and students, including second opinions when necessary.
  • The post holder will run appropriate in-service training independently for school and other staff.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent and Licence to Practice - Royal College of Speech/Language Therapists
  • Current registered membership of HPC and RCSLT


  • RCSLT NQP competencies completed

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Chalkhill Primary Care Centre



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