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Speech and Language Therapist

  • Location:

    Wimborne, Dorset

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    Services for children

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job Description

An opportunity for a newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist has become available to join a remarkable therapy team. Full support and additional training is offered for this role, giving the successful applicant an amazing stepping stone in to the world of therapy. The site 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 main purpose of the role:

To work as a Speech and Language Therapist as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the therapy service at an SEN school. 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:

With support, to undertake 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) is beneficial
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 is beneficial
Experience in implementing a wide range of approaches in supporting young people with social communication difficulties is beneficial

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

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