Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist

Posted 20 days 8 hours ago by Together Trust

£34,507 Annual
Permanent
Not Specified
Education
Cheshire, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK8 1
Job Description
About the Together Trust
We are one of the North West's leading disability charities, offering individual care, support and education to thousands of people each year.
Our work is made possible with our incredible team of staff and volunteers who are positive role models to the people we support.
You will be joining an organisation driven by its values and desire to see meaningful change - the people we support really are at the heart of everything we do.
We want you to grow and develop - so we will support you to shape the career that you want to have.
A job with us can be challenging. But what we can promise is that your role will be incredibly rewarding and filled with meaning.
A job at the Together Trust is more than just a job - together we'll change lives.
The Together Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable
adults. It is a commitment we expect and require from all our staff and volunteers. All successful applicants will undertake
stringent recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS.
Job Advert
Are you a Speech and Language Therapist looking for your next career step?
The post holder will be expected to manage a caseload, under the direction of the Head of Therapy, and support in the development of the service in line with the school quality assurance processes, self-assessment and quality improvement plans.
The focus of intervention of the therapy teams is to upskill the wider staff team through high quality training and collaborative working in order to ensure that therapeutic strategies are embedded across the curriculum and throughout the school and college.
The post holder will ensure clinical practice is up to date and based on agreed evidence based best clinical practice. The post holder is expected to participate in relevant education/training opportunities, read and critically appraise research articles in professional journals and utilise audit and research in daily practice.
The post holder will establish/maintain internal and external networks in order to maintain good standards of practice, embrace new professional and clinical initiatives for the service and enhance job satisfaction. The post holder will also maintain personal CPD portfolio in order to meet HCPC and RCSLT registration requirements.
The post holder will be required to liaise with families/carers and outside agencies on therapy related matters. This will aim to improve outcomes by promoting collaborative relationships with students, parents/carers and staff taking into account their needs, wishes and ideas and respecting their diversity.
About You
You will be an excellent communicator, have great interpersonal skills, good presentation skills, both verbal and written and have the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team. You need a well-established knowledge of assessment tools relevant to this client group and sound knowledge of a range of therapeutic interventions. You must have knowledge of standards of clinical record keeping and clinical governance and service development. You will have experience working in a similar setting with clients with autism spectrum conditions.
You will hold a relevant degree/diploma in Speech and Language Therapy and be a current member of the Health Professionals Council and a full member with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.
Benefits
You will get to help the people we support celebrate along the road to a brighter future and be part of an incredible team of like-minded peers. Together we work hard, enjoy our jobs, and support each other. We also have a range of rewards and benefits for our staff:
* Follow your ambitions and progress your career through on-the-job training, apprenticeships and qualifications
* Holiday entitlement is included in the pro-rated pay
* A company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
* Opportunity to purchase a health plan to claim towards therapy, dental and more
* Unlimited access to our employee assistance programme for advice and support
* Support from mental health first aiders
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