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Speech and Language Therapist required in Newark

Date Posted: 08 March 2018

Subject: SEN (Special Education Needs)

Branch: Cambridgeshire Location: NewarkCambridgeshire

Position: Support Workers


Type: Secondary Support Workers

Pay: £80 - £100 per day, for more extensive experience rates can be negotiated.


justteachers are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced Speech and Language therapist to work within one of our partner schools in Newark. The schools is a specialist residential school for children and young people aged 9 to 17 years who have social and emotional problems and moderate learning difficulty.

Main Roles and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • To assess and diagnose children with communication disorders, including those with special needs
  • To develop and implement Speech and Language Therapy treatment and to evaluate outcomes
  • To take clinical responsibility for a varied paediatric caseload of differing complexities and to organise this effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time
  • To provide advice and coaching to others regarding the management and care of clients with communication difficulties
  • To demonstrate clinical effectiveness by use of evidence based practice and outcome measures
  • To participate in the development and delivery of training to others with support.
  • To demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice with peers/clinical supervisor and to identify own strengths and development needs.

Person Specification

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or Equivalent
  • Health Care Professions Council registration.
  • RCSLT Licence to Practice
  • Relevant knowledge / placement /experience with a range of paediatric communication problems (Speech Disorders, language disorder, ASD, Learning Disabilities).
  • Knowledge or experience of a range of assessment tools / therapeutic interventions
  • Knowledge of Code of Practice including SEND Reforms
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – including observation, listening and empathy skills
  • Well established knowledge of a range of appropriate therapeutic interventions (relevant to the client group)
  • The ability to work flexibly in accordance with service needs, including occasional evenings

Benefits of working for justteachers:

  • Receive excellent rates of pay in line with the national teaching scale
  • Consultants dedicated to place you in excellent schools
  • Opportunities to network with a number of schools
  • NQT support and guidance with induction
  • Experience in teaching from a wide range of different socio economic backgrounds
  • Access to safeguarding training and ongoing support & development
  • Access to a contributory pension scheme.

If you are interested in this role apply now or call us on 0800 832243

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2018-09-17 06:26:15

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