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Speech and Language Therapist

Reference

PRI41013

Location

Priory Coleg Wales, Coleg Gwent, Blaendare Road, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 5YE

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time

Salary

£20 per hour

Hours

14 hours per week over two days (term time only)

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to join our dedicated Therapy team on a fixed term part time basis.  This role is to cover maternity leave for a minimum of 39 weeks.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work proactively to manage a large caseload of learners with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder 
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a wider multi disciplinary team
  • Carry out both formal and informal assessments
  • Manage, plan and provide therapy sessions
  • Liaise and feedback to Learning Support Workers, parents and other staff members
  • Devise, monitor and reassess tailored targets
  • Engage with and contribute to education meetings and transition plans for learners
  • Deliver training if required
  • Maintain contemporaneous case notes
  • Manage and maintain a total communication approach to the environment.

Travel between campuses is required so a full driving license is essential for this role.

Experience of working with children with autism and/or additional needs is essential. 

Your Benefits

  • Priory Perks reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Pension scheme
  • We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Employee recognition scheme.

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Priory College South Wales is an independent, specialist co-educational college for young adults aged 16 to 25 with Asperger's syndrome, autistic spectrum disorders and associated conditions based at Torfaen.  The college was set up in partnership with Coleg Gwent, the largest further education college in Wales, to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of our young people. 

Division DBS info

References

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 may be requested prior to interview for 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.

Disclosure

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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Job Description

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Closing Date

30/09/2020