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Speech and Language Therapist

Ambitious about AutismHaringey

Are you passionate about making a difference to autistic young people?

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist, who shares our vision for young people with autism join our ambitious team.

The Rise School is an Ofsted Good special school, providing support and education pupils, aged 4-18. We are committed to supporting the work of trans-disciplinary team; where we provide pupils with opportunities to develop, maintain and progress, whilst ultimately improving their quality of life.

You will join a trans-disciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Behaviour Analysts, Qualified Teachers, and Teaching Assistants.

The successful candidate will provide Speech and Language Therapy for our pupils/students through devising and implementing a tiered provision:

  • Universal training and strategies for school staff and families
  • Targeted group work within the class environment
  • Specialist support developing personalised AAC with students and supporting access to the community

You will play a key role in regularly reviewing, refining, and developing the speech and language therapy offer in line with the Ambitious Approach.

You will have a sound knowledge of using a wide range so Speech and Language Therapy methods and interventions for children and young people with autism, learning disabilities and other special educational needs.

You will also enable Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) to be implemented within agreed resources and for outcomes to be evidenced.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Professional Qualified Speech and Language Therapy qualification to degree level. 
  • HCPC registration. 
  • Knowledge and experience of a range of treatment techniques, SALT models and approaches in service users with ASD and/or complex needs.

What we offer: 

  • Excellent allowances including additional holidays to be taken inside term time 
  • Clinical Supervision 
  • High quality in-house CPD opportunities and access to external training 
  • Professional membership fees will be funded for you (HCPC, RCSLT etc.) 
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing programs.

Please apply ASAP as the role may close before the advertised deadline. If you would like more information about the role or would be keen to have a confidential chat, please contact Stephen Vickers -  020 8815 5140

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification. 

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