Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, are you looking for a Speech and Language Therapist - Fixed Term Contract
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract till 2021
Location: Quidenham, Norwich
Hours of work: 40 Hours Per week - Full Time
Salary: £33,000 - £40,000
Manage and prioritise caseload according to individual need, to ensure equitable service delivery.
Work with the clinical Lead and SLT to manage workload efficiently.
Produce timely and concise clinical recording, maintain confidentially and the safe storage of both written and digital data.
Gain thorough knowledge of relevant background information and conduct comprehensive baseline communication assessments of all pupils and share this with the multidisciplinary team.
Produce communication aims for Individual Education Plans, in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
Plan and implement individual communication programmes and provide accessible written guidelines which ca be delegated and delivered by others.
Regularly monitor and review outcomes for communication aims/programmes and modify as required.
Work with the SLT and wider team to develop and maintain Personal Communication Passports for all students.
Attend and contribute to annual reviews, provide clear and concise written reports.
Liaise and work with other relevant agencies or professions to gain and share information as required (medical professionals, therapists, dieticians etc) to include attendance at appointment where necessary e.g transitions.
Contribute to and attend multi-disciplinary meetings such as behaviour support planning.
Work alongside the Speech and Language Therapy assistant to develop a range of communication supports.
Use specialist software to produce grid-based communication systems and accessible resources.
Consult with others to identify and implement appropriate AAC/AT equipment.
Work with others to plan and implement an accessible environment, including the use of technology across the school.
Model good practise in terms of total communication techniques (e.g. signing, symbol use, language modification, intensive interaction).
Provide speech therapy interventions, as required for individuals, group and within the classroom.
Make referrals for specialist assessment or advice regarding dysphagia as necessary.
Undertake relevant learning and development to maintain CDP through self directed study, network links, CEN membership, training and supervision.
Maintain clinical expertise in relevant fields.
Provide screening assessment for prospective new students; this may include visits to other schools/residential settings.
Recognise own professional boundaries with the role and when to seek appropriate guidance.
Provide supervision and support to Speech and Language Therapy assistants or other assistants as required.
To be a registered member of RCSLT and HCPC.
To hold a professional Speech and Language Therapy degree or equivalent.
To work within the RCSLT clinical guidelines and HCPC standards.
Ability to assess, devise and implement integrated therapy plans, based on identified needs.
Ability to train staff and modify approach according to need.
Knowledge of a range of therapy interventions in learning disability.
Knowledge of behaviour support.
Knowledge of the impact of trauma and adverse early childhood experiences on communication.
Knowledge of Autism Spectrum conditions.
Experience working with children or young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions, SEMH and or SEND.
Have experience or knowledge of delivering provision through the EHCP process.
Have a clear understanding or relevant protection procedures and health & safety procedures including safeguarding and manual handing procedures.
Good Written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to others and develop good working relationships.
Good time management and organisation skills.
Good IT skills for administration, presentations, recording and reporting systems.
Dedicated and experienced team of staff to support you within your journey
Fully paid detailed induction
DBS provided by the client
Company refer a friend scheme of £400
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
Closing date is 30th June 2020.
gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future