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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

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

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Band 6
Hours
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: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

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

Education/Qualification

Essential

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


Desirable

  • RCSLT NQP competencies completed


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Chalkhill Primary Care Centre

London

HA9 9FY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-ONW-6910-G

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