Speech and Language Therapist - Banbury

Posted 18 January by Integra People

Integra People is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

My client is looking to recruit a highly motivated and forward thinking Speech and Language Therapist to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and residential staff in a school which caters for young adults with high functioning autism in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

As a SALT your responsibilities will be:

  • Assessment, review and monitoring the progress of new and current students in the school, using a combination of formal and informal test materials and tools.
  • Provision of therapy to individual students during the school day focusing on curriculum support, specific language development and social communication.
  • Setting and reviewing communication targets and strategies through end of term and annual review reports.
  • Liaise with education staff so that therapy techniques and strategies can be implemented.
  • Liaise with residential staff so that therapy techniques and strategies can be implemented.
  • Liaise with parents that therapy techniques and strategies can be implemented.
  • Attend regular staff meetings to promote a multidisciplinary team approach and to provide specialist advice relating to students as appropriate.
  • Contribute to staff training and the continuous improvement of Autism friendly practice.
  • Maintaining a CPD diary and engaging in the appraisal process.
  • Complete additional responsibilities depending on the needs of the school

You will be joining a growing department which is developing and delivering innovative approaches to improving the communication skills of our students.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Hold a recognised Speech and Language Therapy MSc level qualification or equivalent
  • Registered member of the HCPC
  • Registered member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists with a current licence to practice
  • Demonstrable experience of clinical supervision of students and others
  • Excellent communicator - both written and verbally
  • Excellent team member with the ability to assume leadership responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - including observation, listening and empathy skills

Salary for this role is up to £41,787 (Band 5/6/7) depending on experience.

Benefits

  • Local Government Pension
  • 13 weeks annual leave (school closure)

Please call Leanne Irving on 0 7 9 8 3 2 0 0 9 4 5 for more information about this exciting new role.

Required skills

  • Speech Therapy
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • SLT
  • HCPC Registration
  • Language Therapy

Application questions

Are you HCPC registered?
Do you hold a recognised Speech and Language Therapy MSc level qualification or equivalent?
Are you a registered member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists?
Do you have experience as SLT?

Reference: 33826967

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