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Northease Manor School

Lead Speech & Language Therapist

The post holder will be responsible for leading speech and language therapy across the school ensuring there is high quality and effective support for students and those involved with them.

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Personal attributes

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL

 

DESIRABLE

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma/Degree in Speech and Language Therapy

 

State registration with Health and Care Professions Council

 

Post Graduate training relevant to Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy and/or relevant specialist interests e.g. DLD, mutism.

 

EXPERIENCE

Documented evidence of continued professional development.

 

Appropriate experience working as a clinician for a minimum of three years with children and young people

 

Documented evidence of delivering training to a range of stakeholders 

 

An understanding of ASD and possible co-morbid diagnoses

 

Experience working with children and young people with complex needs including SEMH needs e.g. anxiety

 

Experience supervising junior staff

 

Joint working with education staff in a classroom environment, experience of planning and delivering group/class interventions and supporting others in working with children/ young people e.g. providing (indirect) intervention programmes, advice

 

Experience of delivering on service improvement projects 

 

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

 

Good IT skills.

 

Excellent oral and report writing skills.

 

Effective management of complex caseload, physical and human resourcing.

 

Ability to lead/chair MDT meetings.

 

 

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Ability to build good relationships with students, staff and parents and carers.

 

Ability to be well organised.

 

Good timekeeper and ability to prioritise caseload

 

 

Ability to motivate others, and promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment.

 

Willingness to become involved in all aspects of school life

 

Salary & Benefits

NHS Agenda for Change Band 7, dependent on experience

Location

Northease Manor School
Rodmell
Lewes
East Sussex
BN7 3EY

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Closing date: 6th February 2022 
Applications may be submitted electronically or in hard copy to: recruitment@northease.co.uk

Equal opportunities

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