Speech and Language Therapist
Our client, an independent specialist college in Harborne, Birmingham is looking for a Speech and Language Therapist to join the team.
All students at the college have a broad range of complex disabilities and learning difficulties. This post will provide support within the SLT team to ensure the highest standards of therapy are experienced by students. You will be able to deliver the Speech & Language Service in line with direction through preparation, research and liaison with colleagues and undertake initial and ongoing assessment and review of speech and language requirements.
Ideally, you will have experience of working with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. Dysphagia experience or training is welcomed but not essential. Direct experience in the field of specialist education is also desirable but not essential.
A genuine empathy, respect and understanding for people with disabilities and learning difficulties are essential, as is the desire to help them to succeed in education, employment and independence despite communication barriers and challenges they may face.
Candidates must be registered or be eligible to be registered by the Health Professions Council & Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists. In the case of newly Qualified Practitioners, working towards transition to the full register during the first year of practice.
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable young adults, therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The post is a full-time post of 37 hours per week.
43 weeks per year, Scale Point 27-29
Closing Date - Wednesday 28 February 2018
Our client is looking to recruit applicants for immediate starts. Please apply early, as they will interview when they have a received a sufficient number of applications, but will continue to interview after the closing date.
How to Apply
Please note that uploading your CV is the first stage of the application process. You will be sent an email with a link to complete an online application form, which you must complete to be considered.