Speech and Language Therapist - Special Schools - NELFT Speech and Language Therapist - Special Schools - NELFT

Speech and Language Therapist – Special Schools

Reference: 395-WF143-21-U

Band: NHS AfC: Band 6

Location: Wood Street Health Centre

Closing Date: 14/08/2022

You will need to demonstrate the following requirements for the post:

  • Post registration experience in delivering appropriate intervention/care plans/enhanced models of SLT for paediatric clients with communication needs providing suitable and timely support, ideally in special school settings.
  • Clear clinical reasoning based on evidence-based practice within paediatrics, with specific experience in treatment working with children exhibiting complex communication difficulties.
  • The ability to provide feedback, advice and training internally within the profession and externally to other staff groups as well as clients’ families.
  • Responsibility in taking a delegated lead on the development of team objectives or projects in liaison with the clinical service lead and peers.

The main responsibilities of the post include

  • Providing a high standard of Speech and Language service in special schools.
  • Working autonomously to provide speech and language assessments and interventions for children with complex, diverse needs and varying presentations.
  • Working collaboratively with the school team and with students’ families.
  • Providing specialist training, support and development for school staff, parents and for our SLTs (and other professionals as necessary) within the area of communication difficulties as well as supervision, advice and second opinions to more junior colleagues
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