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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/24817
  • Published: Tue 14/06/2022, 9:44 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,780 - £36,360 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: North East Surrey

Do you want to work in a large and innovative SLT service, working to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people in North East Surrey?

We're seeking an innovative and outcome-focused Therapist (NHS band 6 equivalent), to work in mainstream and specialist schools across North East Surrey.

New specialist schools and centres are opening across Surrey, so we have a range of new and established posts. You will work in mainstream schools as well as a specialist school or centre depending on your clinical interests (full or part time hours will be considered). You will work with children with EHCPs as well as those needing targeted SEN support.

We can offer you:

  • Salary starting at £32,780 p/a – for 5 days a week, 42 weeks per year (term time + 3 weeks of holiday working) pro-rata to £35,382
  • Flexible working options
  • A mixed and varied caseload across settings and age groups, depending on your skills and interests
  • Mobile and agile working solutions 
  • Comprehensive clinical supervision programme including a buddy, extensive training programme, clinical effectiveness groups, case study groups, termly study days
  • Opportunities to develop management skills (training and support provided)
  • A team of students, Therapists and Assistants led by a Therapies Manager who is an SLT
  • Generous Local government salary-related pension offered and the option to join the car lease scheme

For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

We are looking for Therapists who:

  • Want to extend their clinical expertise and independent clinical decision making
  • Are looking to support the development of the therapy team and service
  • Have a recognised SLT degree in Speech and Language Therapy and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as an SLT
  • Are registered with the HCPC and RCSLT, and have permission to work in the UK

About the Role

We aim to deliver the right support at the right time, through assessment and intervention, and equipping families and professionals with the skills and resources to work together to help and support children with SLCN. We follow the Balance model to offer universal, targeted and specialist support for children, families, and the school workforce, and work with children and young people with EHCPs and those at SEN support following Surrey’s Graduated Response.

Your main duties in the role of Speech and Language Therapist will include but not be limited to:

  • Clinical decision making
  • Setting targets for the children and young people they are supporting, and monitoring of the delivery and outcomes of their work
  • Assessment, advice and intervention for children with a range of speech, language and communication needs within your caseload.
  • Supporting junior members of the team, line managing others and taking on students
Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30th June 2022 with interviews taking place week commencing 11th July 2022.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Melissa Sartin on 07970 829603 or by e-mail at melissa.sartin@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application. 

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/24817
  • Published: Tue 14/06/2022, 9:44 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,780 - £36,360 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: North East Surrey

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