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Speech and Language Therapist

Hartwell SchoolStockton-on-Tees

Speech and Language Therapist

Team: Therapeutic Services

Location: Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Salary: £25,655 - £31,534 + Outstanding Benefits Package

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full Time

Interview Date: Thursday, 16 December 2021

Closing date: Monday, 29 November 2021, 23:59

This role is a permanent, term-time only position. You will be based between Ashbrooke School and Hartwell School in the Tyne and Wear area.

About us:

Witherslack Group is a nationwide network of sector-leading schools, Learning Centres and children’s homes. The therapeutic practice model within Witherslack Group is informed by evidenced based theory and recognised best practice. It aims to support children and young people with to live healthy and happy lives, establish meaningful relationships and achieve their full potential. Many of our settings have established trauma-informed, ADHD Friendly and National Autistic Society accredited approaches to education and care. The Clinical Service team within each setting includes Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical and Educational Psychologists, and a broad range of Therapists with expertise in Counselling, and Drama, Art and Psychotherapy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist with experience in Autism and/or SEMH to join our growing multi-disciplinary team, to provide assessment and intervention across a range of settings, but specifically into specialist educational provision. The successful applicant will provide Speech and Language Therapy as part of the multidisciplinary team within the school and be supported by regional supervision, mentoring and appraisal. CPD is encouraged and facilitated, including access to the national network of clinicians who work together to develop practice according to special interests.

Specialist role:

As a Specialist Clinician you will be an HCPC registered SaLT, with a minimum of two years experience working with children and young people with Developmental Trauma, Neuro-developmental Conditions in particular Autism and Special Educational Needs.

Benefits and Support

  • A very competitive salary
  • Paid school holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme, up to 5%
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
  • Extensive Group staff benefits, such as a Medicash Health Plan/Employee
  • Assistance and Cycle-to-Work scheme

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Carole Anne Hudson, Regional Director (Clinical) on 07850203397.

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.


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