Job Title: Head of Therapy Services
Salary Range: Band 8a – 8b, (H8- H13) depending on specialist experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Holiday Entitlement: Holiday entitlement is 25 days annually taken within the school’s set holidays
Locations: BeyondAutism Services, London
Reporting to: Director of Services
Probationary Period: 6 months
BeyondAutism has a unique opportunity for a senior allied health professional to take on the role of Head of Therapy Services leading an enthusiastic team of Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Therapy Assistants within a forward-thinking organisation. The team works seamlessly within a multidisciplinary team of professionals supporting children and young adults with a primary diagnosis of autism across a range of settings from Early Years to Post 19.
The role enables the successful candidate to enhance their skills in providing dedicated leadership and clinical supervision to allied health professionals within a SEN setting underpinned by evidence-based practice. The successful candidate will be responsible for guiding how therapy is delivered across the organisation, reporting to the Senior Management Team/senior leaders and other stakeholders to ensure that the needs of our students are met.
The therapy team has a well-established model of therapy delivery, which has successfully enabled positive collaborative working and the delivery of high quality therapy. We are looking for a positive, resilient and strategic-thinking person to lead the well-established team and demonstrate good autism practice and have a strong ethos for working within an education setting.