Role: Sessional Speech and Language Therapist
Hours: 1 day per week (term time 38 weeks ) (Until the end of the academic year)
Location: Brook View School, Ward Green Lane, Ribchester PR3 3YB
Salary/Benefits: £250 per day
Main duties of the job
This an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team to support the change and reinvigoration of Brook View School. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-employed Sessional Speech and Language Therapist to work along site the onsite clinical team and be part of the new leadership team, which has a clear vision for growth and positive change.
Cambian is one of the largest providers of specialist education and behavioural health services for children in the UK. Our services have a specific focus on individuals who present with high severity needs. We provide a broad range of specialist services across England. These services include specialist education schools and colleges for both day and residential learners, residential care homes and a therapeutic fostering service. Our specialist education schools and colleges support children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger Syndrome (AS), moderate to severe learning disabilities, associated challenging behaviours and complex needs. Our specialist residential care homes support children with social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) and associated complex needs. We provide care, therapy and education for a discrete cohort of needs within these homes; this includes provisions for children who have experienced complex trauma (neglect and abuse), those who have been sexually exploited, and those with a learning disability. These homes are all supported by specialists schools to support their individual educational needs. We also run a therapeutic fostering service through which we are able to support children with a variety of complex needs within a family environment
13 February 2023
Depending on experience
Cambrian Brook View School
Ward Green Lane
Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) who is looking for part time work in Preston?
I am currently working on an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team to support the change and reinvigoration of Brook View School. This is an opportunity for a self-employed Sessional Speech and Language Therapist to work along site the onsite clinical team, which has a clear vision for growth and positive change.
This is a unique post where you will deliver an SLT service and provide support to individuals with a range of Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), often accompanied by complex needs and challenging behaviours.
Why join us?
Along with a competitive rate of pay. You will receive full support from our onsite multidisciplinary team and work along some of the most passionate people across Clinical, Education and Care!
As a Sessional Speech and Language Therapist, you will work with a range of individuals to maximise their potential and to enable them to enjoy the best possible quality of life. As an SLT, you will be independently working with individuals to assess communication needs in a range of environments, implement approaches to support communication based on the outcome of individuals assessments and provide functional targets and recommendations to aid day-to-day communicative success. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and support the implementation of the therapeutic approach across the environment.
You will respond to referrals and be responsible for ensuring an inclusive communication environment is maintained, audits are completed and the RCSLT 5 good communication standards are utilised. A key aspect of your role will be to work effectively as part of the companywide SLT team and contribute to service development.
The successful candidate for this role will have a degree or a postgraduate diploma in Speech and Language Therapy (or equivalent) and be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will have experience working with individuals that have Learning Disabilities and/or AS/ Autism Spectrum Disorders and preferably have worked with AAC approaches.
We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic, resilient and forward thinking Speech and Language Therapist to join our team. You will be someone with a genuine desire to help others.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.
Speech Language, Preston[SYS-4032]
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