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Speech and Language therapist

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Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£36,644 - £42,414 (Band 6 - Band 8)


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description


Priory Education and Children’s services have Schools and Children’s homes nationwide that provide support to some amazing young people. We are looking for professionals across England, Scotland and Wales to join our team. We want to deliver the best service to our young people through nurturing your talent and experience.

So whether you are based in Glasgow, Birmingham, London or anywhere else in the UK apply today and one of our team will be in contact to discuss options near you.

The Role

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapists with a passion for working with young people with ASD and associated social communication difficulties.  The successful applicants will be HCPC registered and will hold a recognised Speech and Language Therapy degree.

Experience of working with children with complex needs is essential.  You will have training, experience and/or awareness of tools such as Social Thinking, social stories and comic strips and be able to demonstrate excellent assessment skills, as well as a dynamic and creative approach to delivering treatment.

This role will have a strategic element, whereby you will assess, deliver and review therapeutic provision to our young people. Responsibilities will include direct therapy; indirect therapy e.g. group work; record keeping and report writing; as well as training to the staff team, to ensure that a consistent and coherent approach is maintained. You will need to organise, plan and prioritise your own workload and that of the SaLT Assistants and demonstrate the ability to generate appropriate strategies for caseload management.  You will benefit from working within a well-established team, including SaLT Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and the wider staff.

About us

Our ethos was created in the belief that a positive, supportive, achieving culture is essential for good pupil progress. We seek to maximise independence and individual potential so pupils gain the skills to live happy, meaningful and fulfilling lives.


  • Travel Insurance
  • Computing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Reduced price Gym membership
  • Gourmet Society Card
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Priory Group Pension

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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