SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

  • St Elizabeth's Centre
  • Hertfordshire, UK
  • 06 Jul, 2024
Permanent Education

Job Description

LOCATION: Much Hadham, HertfordshireSALARY: £30,208 - £52,679 per annumHOURS: 37.5 hours per week About the roleWe are seeking an organised and compassionate Speech & Language Therapist to join our therapy team. It is an exciting time to join St Elizabeth's as we look to grow our offer and increase our admissions for 2024 and beyond. You will become part of a dedicated and talented multi-disciplinary team of staff, committed to supporting children and young people to develop and flourish in spite of their communication difficulties. What makes this role different?
  • Our Health Agency is made up of professionals committed to providing high quality, holistic person-centred therapy and support enabling people to maximise their potential
  • We work in partnership with GP's, Psychiatrists, and lead Neurologists from both Great Ormond Street and the National Hospital for Epilepsy.
  • Our approach is goal orientated - looking at both needs and aspirations
  • The Therapy team works with our Health, Education and Care colleagues all based on site to offer a fully inclusive programme of support and to give access to a wide range of therapies
  • We are based in a beautiful countryside location in Hertfordshire
About you We are looking for candidates with a positive approach and excellent professional skills. The successful candidate will have knowledge of potential communication and dysphagia challenges. You will also have knowledge of assessment tools and a range of appropriate therapeutic interventions relevant to our client group, who have a range of needs such as LD, ASD, PMLD and epilepsy. This is a great opportunity for someone with a recognised Speech & Language Therapy degree, who is HCPC registered, to embark on a rewarding and fulfilling career within an organisation that does great work.Why work for usSt Elizabeth's is a charity supporting children, young people and adult day clients with epilepsy and other complex medical conditions. Over the past 120 years, St Elizabeth's has grown and developed to comprise a non-maintained special School for both boarders and day students, a specialist Further Education College, domiciliary care for College learners, Supported Living in the community, a comprehensive Day Opportunities programme for adult day clients and 24-hour health provision provided by specialist nurses and therapists.In addition to excellent staff training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:
  • From 25 days' annual leave per annum plus bank holidays
  • Eligible for Blue Light card
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Life Assurance
  • Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications of your own
  • Free on-site parking
  • Recommend a friend payment of up to £500
  • Fully paid for DBS
  • Contributory pension scheme - eligible employees are automatically enrolled after 3 months at 5% (3% employer contribution)
  • Terms and conditions apply
How can you find out more?To apply, complete an application form and upload an up to date CV on our website. All offers are conditional and subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Please note we are not on a public transport route. The salary range advertised is based on a full-time equivalent annual salary and appointment on the scale is dependent on qualifications and experience.Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis; therefore, we recommend that you apply sooner rather than later. We reserve the right to close an advert if we receive sufficient applications ahead of the deadline. If you require reasonable adjustments at application or interview stage, please do let us know as soon as possible. Equality, Diversity & InclusionAt St Elizabeth's we embrace diversity in all of its forms and aspire to create a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are proud to be recognised as an Investor in People and to hold Disability Confident status. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming all applications from across the community. SafeguardingSt Elizabeth's Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Some of our positions involve regulated activity relevant to vulnerable children, adults and young people. It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group. Our vacancies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.Registered Charity REF-

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