Speech and Language Therapist

  • Caudwell Children
  • Staffordshire, UK
  • 08 Nov, 2022
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

Full Time or Part Time Speech and Language Therapist 

3, 4 or 5 days available, based in Staffordshire

 Salary up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience

Are you looking for a new opportunity?  Do you want to join a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about changing the lives of disabled children in the UK?  Then Caudwell Children is the place for you. 

Due to increasing demand for our Autism Service we are now looking for committed and passionate Speech and Language Therapists to join our experienced Multidisciplinary Team.  You will work clinically as part of an MDT that includes Psychologists, Learning Disability Nurses, Occupational Therapists and teams of assistant practitioners and charity volunteers.  You will deliver effective clinical input through assessment, formulation, recommendations and guidance to children and families in our purpose built £18m state-of-the-art facility within the grounds of Keele University.   

You will have opportunities for training and development, to engage in reflective practice and a chance to support and shape new services under the direction of the Clinical Lead.  We can offer an excellent work-life balance (no evenings, weekends or bank holidays) with competitive salaries, the potential for some home-working and holidays starting at 35 days per year including bank holidays (increasing to 41 days with length of service). 

MAIN DUTIES 

  • As part of the MDT contribute to specialist autism diagnostic assessments, formulation and recommendations.
  • Undertake assessments of communication, both informal and formal standardised assessments.
  • Undertake clinical work with individuals and groups, providing advice, resources, strategies and workshops, as appropriate.
  • Mentor parents, teaching staff and other carers in skill building communication and the development of nurturing language learning environments for children with speech and language needs.
  • Communicate results of assessment and make recommendations within the multidisciplinary team and to families.

ABOUT US

Caudwell Children is a Staffordshire based national charity. We have been a registered charity since 2000, providing practical and emotional support to children with a disability and their families. Supporting children aged 0 to 18 years.  Some of our services extend to young people transitioning into adulthood to age 25 years.

In May 2019 we officially opened the Caudwell International Children’s Centre. The UK’s first independent purpose-built facility dedicated to autism and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Our dedicated Autism service provides: 

  • Multidisciplinary assessment, intervention aimed to improve the health and wellbeing of children and families living with autism.
  • Practical and emotional support for children with autism and their families.
  • We have an active research programme for all work undertaken.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Excellent working conditions
  • University campus location
  • Purpose built neurodiversity friendly building
  • Support with CPD
  • Regular 1:1 management supervision
  • Regular 1:1 clinical supervision
  • On-site free parking 

For more information, please visit our website:  https://www.caudwellchildren.com/

To discuss the role further or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Karen.roberts@caudwellchildren.com or telephone 01782 433947.

 Thank you for your interest in Caudwell Children.

Job Start Date

ASAP

Salary Band

Unbanded

Hours

Full time