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Speech and Language Therapist (maternity cover)




Farleigh FE College Frome, North Parade, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2AB

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


Up to £30,247 per annum


37.5 hours per week, term time only

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a Speech and Language Therapist with a passionate and informed interest in ASD to join our team at Farleigh FE College.

You will work in close partnership with a diverse team of educational and care specialists, including our Occupational Therapist, Counsellors and Educational Psychologists, to deliver tailored support that meets the needs of each young person. This will include facilitating effective communication and devising and implementing specific therapy programmes for groups and individuals using evidence-based and student-centred principles.

Full training and development will be provided along with a bespoke induction programme and the ability to network with Therapists across other Priory sites.

Farleigh FE College is a residential Specialist College of Further Education for young people with Asperger’s Syndrome and associated disorders.  We provide our learners opportunities to fulfil their academic potential by studying in mainstream FE Colleges and having the benefit of a broad range of courses, including A Levels.

Education is continued within the Farleigh residential setting with opportunities for sessions on literacy, numeracy and one to one sessions on independent living skills.

Please note this is a fixed term position to cover a period of maternity leave, and we expect that the successful candidate will be in post for approximately one year.

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Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services 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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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