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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to join our client based in Lewisham and Greenwich.

As a successful Specialist Speech and Language Therapist you will contribute to the Special School over 5s aged team in developing, testing out and implementing new ways of working.

Your benefits as a
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist:

  • £31,365 and £37,890 per annum
  • Supportive team and management
  • Career development opportunities
  • Manageable caseloads

What will you be doing as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist:

  • You will contribute to the School Age care pathway in collaboration with the Early Years Speech and Language Therapy Team. Ensuring that the service provided is integrated, based on evidence/best practice, equitable, responsive to the needs of the local population and delivered in accordance with service care pathways/protocols
  • You will deliver speech and language therapy services to children and young people seen by the School Age Team, managing caseloads and ensuring a cohesive approach to working in schools
  • You will contribute to the development of service plans, team objectives, care pathways and projects, considering the evidence base/best practice, local and national priorities, guidelines, and policies; ensuring that these remain updated
  • You will support the negotiation with all stakeholders, including service users, around service development and implementation especially where these may impact on other service providers/provision
  • You will take responsibility for problem solving and resolution of conflict/informal complaints that may arise in the course of routine service delivery with regard to own caseload and support the resolution of formal complaints in line with Trust policy and procedure
  • You will attend and contribute, as necessary, to team/service meetings to ensure information is discussed and shared and developments and issues raised within the team/service

Essential requirements of this Specialist Speech and Language Therapist role:

  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent
  • Health Professions Council – Licence to Practice
  • Registration as a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Experience of working with children with complex needs including severe learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, physical disabilities, sensory difficulties, profound and multiple complex needs
  • The legal right to work in the UK

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6

Job details
Sector: Special educational needs
Location: Lewisham
Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 pa
Type: Temporary