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Speech and Language Therapist

Ambitious about AutismIsleworth

Are you passionate about making a difference to autistic young people in an education setting?


We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist, who shares our vision for young people with autism, to contribute to the planning, adaptation, monitoring and reporting of pupils' personalised plans, enabling them to access learning and activities in wider community.


You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of various specialists who contribute to learning plans and targets, drawing on various expertise.


The role of the Speech and Language Therapist involves:

  • Assessing and reviewing Learner's speech, language and communication needs in line with the Ambitious College assessment cycle.
  • Using specialist knowledge to recommend and develop appropriate and individualised aids and adaptations to support speech, language and/or communication.
  • Working with other professionals within the trans-disciplinary team to plan, implement and evaluate targets, goals/programmes.
  • Working with other professionals within the trans-disciplinary team to provide advice and guidance on the development of employability skills and access to work placements opportunities.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Professional Qualified Speech and Language Therapy qualification to degree level.
  • HCPC registration.
  • Evidence of post qualified training within defined clinical area of expertise (ASD).
  • Specialist 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 - svickers@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk  020 8815 5140


Please note that this position can be considered on a permanent, fixed term or temporary basis.


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. 


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