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Newly Qualified Speech & Language Therapist – Autism School

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Lincoln, UK
£24,907 GBP p/a
10th August 2020
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Job Description: Newly Qualified Speech & Language Therapist – Autism School

Newly Qualified Speech & Language Therapist – Autism School
Lincolnshire
Salary: £24,907 per annum
       
Remit
Compass Associates are excited to be working with a specialist provider of children’s residential and education services to recruit a newly qualified Speech & Language Therapist on a full time, permanent basis.
 
You would be based at a specialist residential school for children aged 8-19 who have learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and challenging behaviours. Some of the children have sensory difficulties and many have complex communication needs due to being non-verbal, requiring alternative methods of communication such as Makaton, PEC and BSL. You will be closely supported by a Senior Speech & Language Therapist, Speech and Language Therapy Assistants, Assistant Educational Psychologists, Lead Educational Psychologist, Activity Leader, Occupational Therapists, Music Therapist and Teaching/Care Staff. Your role will involve carrying out thorough assessments, formulating therapy plans and delivering 1:1 and group therapy sessions.
 
Commutable from: Lincoln, Newark, Sleaford, Market Rasen, Wragby, Welton, Louth, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Gainsborough, Horncastle, Grantham, Nottingham, Mansfield, Worksop, Ollerton and nearby towns.
 
Benefits
  • 40 days annual leave
  • Mileage expensed
  • Clinical supervision
  • Free parking
  • Regular therapy team meetings
  • Company pension
  • CPD and further training opportunities
 
Candidate
The successful candidate must have:
  • A degree in Speech and Language Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Keen interest in working with children who have autism, learning disabilities and associated mental health conditions and/or challenging behaviours
  • Further training in Makaton or BSL (desirable)
 
Interview Process
Informal chat followed by a video interview with the Senior SALT and Educational Support Manager.
 
Contact details
If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on 07979 187 597. Alternatively email an updated CV to lrobb@compassltd.co.uk   
     
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Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for each successful recommendation.        
     
Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.   
 
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