Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Full Time; Permanent

​£40,000 – £45,000 per annum (pro rata)

We’re looking for a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to join us at Outcomes First Group as we continue to expand our specialist in house clinical team.

The successful applicant will be leading on providing specialist speech and language therapy services to our Mountfield Heath School, based in Robertsbridge, East Sussex 

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

About the School

Mountfield Heath School is a new independent special educational needs provision, for 32 pupils aged 5-12. The successful candidate will support our teachers working alongside other support staff and therapists, to deliver the curriculum and help nurture a therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including social, emotional, behavioural, communication and learning difficulties.

The role

The post-holder will work within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures and support the integration of their specific service in the day to day running of each provision i.e. standardised assessments and clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be to deliver informed interventions at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our children, young peoples and adult’s needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing services of, but not limited to – Educational Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Sensory Integration Therapy, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology, Therapy Assistants and other appropriate professions as the allocated services require to meet the needs of children, young people and adult’s.  The newly appointed Clinical Well-Being Locality Lead is a Speech and Language Therapist by professional background and you will report directly into her.

Essential Criteria

  • Active HCPC registration and relevant speech and language therapy qualifications
  • Experience within the specialist client group. (complex communication issues relating to autism, including language disorder, dyspraxia, sensory impairment, learning disabilities/difficulties and associated challenging behaviour)
  • Experience of multi-professional work with teams or services within the designated speciality
  • Experience of teaching, training and professional and clinical supervision

Why work for us

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.