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Speech and Language Therapist - Post 16 Years

Reference

PRI54463

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£24,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience

Hours

22.5 hours per week, 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.

We are seeking a Speech and Language Therapist (Post 16 years) with a passionate and informed interest in ASD to join our team at Farleigh FE College.

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.

The role:

  • Working 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.
  • Facilitating effective communication and both devising and implementing specific therapy programmes for groups and individuals using evidence-based and student-centred principles.

You will join a supportive and experienced team of dedicated education and support staff.

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

Due to the location of the role - a full, clean UK driving licence is preferred.

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

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.

 

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

Therapist.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021