Speech and Language Therapist

  • Ruskinmill Freeman College
  • Freeman College, Arundel Street, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield, UK
  • 05 May, 2022
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

Salary Range:  £33,524.44 - £38,564.23

40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

We are open to applicants who would prefer to work term time only or part time

The purpose of the role is to work therapeutically with specific or small groups of students of adolescent age, based on assessments of the student’s support and developmental needs. As a Speech and Language Therapist with the Trust, you would have the opportunity to,

  • Deliver appropriate interventions, including informal and formal assessment through observation and  staff/parent/carer liaison 
  • Deliver weekly direct (1:1), small group and class-based interventions, including therapy in the craft and outdoor space
  • Have time to plan individualized, functional, student-centred programs across a variety of contexts (school-based, community-based, bakery, craft, land-based at our biodynamic farm – depending on the needs of the students).
  • Manage your own caseload, ensuring coverage of EHCP targets and student need, nurturing solid working relationships with staff and students.
  • The opportunity to facilitate meaningful change with hands-on intervention and practice.
  • Protected time for reflection and MDT liaison with the therapies team, staff and wider trust as well the opportunities to upskill staff to embed practices across the curriculum.

The post holder will be expected to embrace, articulate and work with the Trust’s ethos, which is informed by Steiner education, is maintained, implemented and integrated within the therapeutic provision within the College. To undertake this position successfully you will have:

  • An MSc in Clinical Communication Studies or equivalent.
  • A member of the Health Professional Council and a Fully Certified member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
  • Experience of working with autism, learners with learning difficulties and/ or learning disabilities and social-emotional behaviour

The successful applicant will take part in an interactive induction to experience the crafts within the curriculum and experience the student journey. You would also be provided with financial support toward the cost of clinical supervisions.

The post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both Adults and Children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK. Freeman College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For Further information and to apply visit https://www.rmt.org/jobs/ or contact the HR Team on 01142 525978

or by email at recruitment@fmc.rmt.org

Job Start Date

flexible -to be discussed

Salary Band



Full time, Part time / Job share

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