• Alisdair Low

Speech and Language Therapist - Part-time - £21,121- Cranborne, Dorset

Salary: £21,121.16 (FTE £35,193.60)

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s- 24 hours per week (8 hours per day) – 52 weeks a year

Contract: Maternity cover till February 2022

The main purpose of the role:

To work as a Speech and Language Therapist as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the therapy service based at this College. The post holder is required to provide a high standard of speech and language therapy assessment and intervention to children and young people, including advice and training to relevant parents, carers and professionals in line with proposed treatment plans.

Key duties:

To undertake autonomous assessment of young people with a wide range of additional communication needs attending the college.

  • To analyse and interpret assessments to recommend and deliver the best course of intervention for each child.

  • To formulate, evaluate and review individualised speech and language therapy treatment plans, using clinical reasoning skills and utilising a wide range of treatment options to formulate a specialised programme of care.

  • Provide speech and language therapy training, support and advice to members of the multidisciplinary teams.

  • Delivery of both direct and indirect speech and language therapy interventions.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

Successful candidate qualities:

  • To be a registered member of RCSLT and HCPC.

  • To hold a professional Speech and Language Therapy degree or equivalent.

  • Previous experience in supporting students with social communication difficulties using a Social Thinking framework (or similar)

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.

  • Experience in working with young people with autistic spectrum conditions including Asperger’s syndrome, social and emotional difficulties, anxiety disorders and mental health needs.

  • Experience in implementing a wide range of approaches in supporting young people with social communication difficulties.

What’s on offer?

  • Full training and continued support

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

  • This College is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, sitting in 16 acres of listed gardens and a wider 50 acre campus - it is a truly spectacular place to work. The staff pull together to achieve a common goal of empowering their young people through learning, they strive to exceed expectations wherever possible.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.