Specialist Speech & Language Therapist (ASD)

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Canvey Island/Shoeburyness
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Full Time
We are looking for a two Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to deliver communication support to children with suspected or diagnosed ASD based at local community clinic bases, maintaining links with the Lighthouse Child Development Centre

These two posts are a 12 month fixed term contract

Main duties of the job

Must have completed and signed off Royal College of Speech & Language Therapist newly qualified therapist competencies

Must have extensive experience of working with children with ASD and managing community clinic caseload at a band 5 level

We offer strong clinical supervision support within the service and encourage staff to attend relevant CEN external support in relation to specialist area

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;

o Season Ticket Loans

o NHS discounts for staff

o Excellent Training facilities and opportunities

o Buying and Selling annual leave scheme

o The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas

o Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

o Day One Flexible Employer

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see full job description with the advert for a comprehensive list of expected responsibilities and duties

Person Specification Experience of working within arena of severe and complex needs Essential
  • Relevant experience working with children and/or young people with ASD
  • Evidence of observation of work with children/young people with ASD without direct experience
Paediatric Dysphagia trained Essential
  • Completion of post graduate ASD relevant training (e.g. PECS, SCERTS)
  • Willingness to complete post graduate ASD relevant training (e.g. PECS, SCERTS)

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