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Description: Speech and Language Therapist

Salary: Band 6 equivalent £34,000 - £36,000

Location: University of Kent Campus, Canterbury, Kent, Canterbury CT2 7FG, UK

Fixed Term 2 years, full time

Would you like to work in an exciting, stimulating and supportive environment creating packages that make a real difference to children with SLCN and their families?

Our Speech and Language Therapy team of four is expanding in line with demand from our customers. We have an exciting opportunity for a therapist with at least 2 years’ post qualification experience in schools to join us. You will be a keen and committed therapist looking for a new challenge. Comfortable delivering training and happy to travel if needed, you will be open to alternative, technology-based solutions for supporting schools.

 

The Speech and Language Therapist role will include:

+ Trialling new products and services in schools

+ Working on research and support package development

+ Designing and delivering training to our users

+ Writing for ‘The Link’ magazine, our newsletter and our BLOG

+ Supporting our Help Desk to answer therapy related questions

 

About You.

The ideal candidate will be creative and open to working in new innovative ways to support schools. You will be comfortable with technology and enjoy developing and delivering training and therapy programmes. You will have an interest in research and be well informed as to current practices within education and Speech and Language Therapy. You will be able to think ‘outside the box’ and will enjoy working with a range of media and technology professionals alongside teachers, teaching assistants and speech and language therapists.

 

Speech and Language Therapist Essential Skills and Experience

+ RCSLT recognised degree/diploma

+ Registered current membership of RCSLT

+ HCPC Membership

+ Enhanced DBS is required

+ At least 2 years of post-qualification experience working with children in mainstream schools and settings

+ Creativity and the ability to develop innovative ideas

+ Flexibility in thinking to allow for working in different ways from the traditional approaches to service delivery

+ Excellent communication, presentation and IT skills

+ Comfortable with digital and social media platforms

+ Full UK driving licence

 

Desirable Skills and Experience

+ Good organisational skills

+ Good team building and people skills

+ Should be familiar with Powerpoint and Excel packages

+ A knowledge of Speech Link and Language Link packages

We offer a pleasant and flexible working environment in our offices on the University of Kent campus. Canterbury is a small vibrant city with a rich heritage, within easy reach of both London and France.

Applications by CV and covering letter to judith.mcmillan@speechlink.co.uk

 

Closing date for applications 31st December 2019

Interviews 13th to 17th January 2020