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Speech and Language Therapist




Rugeley School, Blithbury Road, Blithbury, Rugeley, WS15 3JQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£31,365 - £35,693 pro rata and depending on experience


37.5 hours per week (Term Time Only)

Job Advert Role Description

Rugeley School is an independent residential school for children with Autism from the age of 5-19 years.  Our school, which opened in May 2000, stands at the forefront in the education of children with Autism.

We currently require a qualified and experienced Speech and Language Therapist. 

Duties of the role include:

  • You will be working as part of our Therapy team alongside Occupational Therapists to help our students who have autism and learning difficulties and who can present behaviour that challenges. 
  • Assess their needs, offer therapy and produce reports.
  • Be an active part of multi disciplinary meetings and the assessment team for new students.

Due to the location of our sites, being able to drive and having access to a car would also be advantageous.


  •  Professionally registered and able to maintain registration with HCPC

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.

Checks are undertaken at Enhanced level through the Disclosure and Barring Service, you will be checked for working with Children and Vulnerable Adults.

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 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.


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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