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Speech and Language Therapist

Reference

PRI54461

Location

Roehampton Gate School, Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5JJ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Band 5 to 7 (£25,655 to £40,057) subject to experience and qualifications

Hours

37.5 hours per week (08:30am - 16:30 term time only)

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed teachers in the sector. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Roehampton Gate School is a school for young people aged 9 -19 with mild to moderate autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated learning difficulties. Located in Roehampton, SW London, we aim to deliver the highest level of education and care according to individual needs in a safe, positive and structured environment.

Roehampton Gate School are looking for a practitioner with a passion for working with young people with ASD and associated social communication difficulties. The successful applicant will be HCPC registered and will hold a recognised Speech and Language Therapy degree. 

This post is full time but part time is also considered for the right candidate.

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. Experience of working with children with complex needs is essential.  

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
  • Ensuring that a consistent and coherent approach is maintained.

You will need to organise, plan and prioritise your own work load, 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 both a Counsellor and Student Wellbeing Lead, as well as the wider staff.  There are also opportunities for development into a leadership role once you are established within the team.

Aspris 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 the Disclosure & Barring Service

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

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

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's 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. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Job Description

SaLT_PLS_2021.docx

Closing Date

31/10/2021