Clinical - HCPC

Lead Speech and Language Therapist – SEN School

Lead Speech and Language Therapist

SEN School – Ages 3 to 19

Full-Time, Mon – Fri

£54,000 to £57,000 (pro-rata)

Brent, Northwest London

Are you an experienced Allied Health Therapist?

Are you wishing to avoid the public sector’s bureaucracy?

Are you looking to join an exciting and growing independent provider?

Then this may be the opportunity for you!


Compass Associates is pleased to be collaborating with a fast-growing provider of Specialist Education in the UK, catering to children from ages 3, right up to 19. The range of backgrounds covered include profound and multiple learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and complex needs.

They are seeking a Lead Speech and Language Therapist to oversee that department, alongside some direct clinical work, at their large SEN school; rated Outstanding by Ofsted. You will be fully supported by their Head of Therapy and the Lead for Therapy and Wellbeing, as well as the Headteacher.

You will be managing a sizeable and stable SLT team, all of whom are dedicated to working towards positive outcomes for every pupil.

The school you will be joining is simply breathtaking, with a gym, swimming pool, sensory resource base and extensive outdoor learning areas. In order to help the school provide specialised and evidence-based treatment that are proven to help support the children, we are working in partnership to headhunt for a Lead Speech and Language Therapist.


This SEN school is located in the London Borough of Brent and is commutable from Luton, St. Albans, Watford, Enfield, Ilford, Kensington, Hayes, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth and other surrounding towns and villages.


– HCPC Registered Speech and Language Therapist

– Minimum 2 years’ managerial experience

– Background in paediatrics, in any setting

Shift Pattern:

As a full-time Lead SLT, you will be expected to work an average of 36 hours per week, Mon – Fri.

Discussions can be held on contracts less than 52 weeks per year; however, salary will be adjusted pro-rata.

Interview Process:

This will be a one-stage, competency-based interview, held in person, and carried out with a panel including the company Lead for Therapy and Wellbeing.

Salary and Benefits:

This Lead Speech and Language Therapist position pays between £54,000 and £57,000 (pro-rata), and includes an industry-leading benefit package as follows:

Excellent pension scheme (matched contributions)

Free private healthcare

28 days’ annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays

Career development & professional training

Contact Details:

To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Lijani Cherry at 02394 211 143 or email [email protected].

Compass Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Specialist Care

Lijani Cherry (MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant - Mental Health, Complex Care and Learning Disabilities

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