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Speech and Language Therapist

Contact Information: [email protected]
Location: Enfield
Salary: £26,055 – £30,760 actual salary
Date Posted: 14/09/2023
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Silverways School
Job Description:

This role is working 3 days a week, 39 weeks per year during school term time and INSET plus 6 weeks holiday to be taken during school closure periods.

At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as ‘outstanding’ in every way.

We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Speech and Language Therapist to join our dedicated therapy team at Silverways School for 3 days per week. The successful candidate will play a key role in assessing, diagnosing, and providing specialised speech and language therapy services to our students. This position is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the communication development and overall well-being of our students.

As a Speech and Language Therapist at Silverways School, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will provide a high quality standard of speech and language therapy assessment, management, treatment and advice for a caseload of children aged 9 to 17 with a wide range of emotional, social and mental health difficulties, plan, deliver and evaluate therapy treatment programmes as agreed in the child’s EHCP, work collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary team and multi-agency teams involved with children and their families, contributing to team meetings, consultations, joint assessments, reviews and staff training.

About you:

For this role, we are looking for someone who has a degree in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent, UK HCPC Registration, and eligibility for membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. You will have successful post registration practice and experience with young people and ideally have experience of working with children with autism and associated needs.

You will have knowledge of and commitment to person centred practice in all stages of the speech and language therapy process and be skilled in carrying out both individual and group interventions, evaluate outcomes of intervention and adapt practice accordingly and work closely with teaching staff and carers in the identification of integrated therapy and therapy related individual objectives, and will have a working knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding Legislation and other legislation. If you share our commitment to developing confident and capable young people and making a difference to their lives by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions, we would love to hear from you.

Why work for us?

  • a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
  • a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
  • continued professional development and training
  • contributions to your pension
  • a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people

Benefits include:    

  • £500 refer-a-friend bonus
  • OFSTED bonuses
  • life assurance
  • cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
  • discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
  • birthday treats
  • long service and employee of the month awards
  • employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice

About us:

Silverways School, part of Kedleston Group Limited, is an independent specialist day school in Enfield, for children and young people aged between the ages of 7 and 16 with autism and associated learning needs enabling them to re-engage positively with education. Our specially-designed environment has been developed to accommodate children’s sensory needs and create the best setting for them to learn and achieve their potential.

We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.

Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.

The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We will ask you to complete a criminal self-declaration form, and we will conduct online searches for information that is publicly available. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


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