Speech and Language Therapist – specialist school

Shire are currently supporting a nationwide client with the recruitment of a Speech and Language Therapist for schools based in Lancashire. This is a full time, 40 hour per week position during term time. The successful Speech and Language Therapist will be expected to work within specialised environments which support young people aged 5-19 with special educational needs.

The responsibilities of the Speech and Language Therapist will include:

  • Facilitating thorough communication assessments of all pupils
  • Conducting screening assessments for prospective new students. These may take place in external school or residential settings
  • To deliver and assist in developing staff training
  • Playing a key role in the development, implementation, delivery and review of personalised communication programmes
  • Providing written guidelines which can be delivered by others

The successful Speech and language therapist will meet the following the criteria:

  • Experience of working with children or young people with SEND/SEMH
  • Knowledge of a range of therapy interventions relating to SEMH
  • To hold a professional Speech and Language Therapy degree or equivalent and be a registered member of the RCSLT and HCPC
  • The ability to identify the needs of children and young people through assessments and the implementation of integrated therapy plans.

If you are a qualified Speech and language Therapist and wish to discuss this role in more detail, please apply immediately or contact Shire to speak to a specialist consultant.

Reference ID: SLT/LAN/133

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00 per year

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