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Speech and Language Therapist

Posted 6 February by Sugarman Medical & Mind Ended

Speech and Language Therapist

Currently looking for an experienced and dedicated adult speech and language therapist to work full time in KENT.

The candidate will support children and young adults with complex needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Severe Learning Disabilities and associated challenging behaviours.

This will be carried out in close collaboration with all contact staff and teams, to develop the students' overall communication and language skills with a focus on functional skills in everyday life.

The post holder will provide support, guidance and professional development to child contact staff and families on developing functional communication skills.

Duties Comprise:

  1. Independently manage a caseload of children and young people with complex communication difficulties and challenging behavioural needs.
  2. Undertake comprehensive assessment of children and young people at school using investigative and analytic skills and to formulate individualised interventions based on advanced clinical reasoning and partnership working.
  3. Communicate complex condition-related information from these assessments to families/carers and members of the Care and Education teams and other external professionals.
  4. Identify appropriate and effective strategies to facilitate and enhance communicative effectiveness and reduce challenging behaviour.

Requirements of the Speech and Language Therapist:
- Degree or equivalent within speech and language therapist
- HCPC registered as a therapist
- Recent post qualifying experience working as a therapist

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Cordant Group is an Equal Opportunities employment agency, and as such encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Reference: 34410749

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