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Does working 4 days a week but with FULL pay sound like a dream?!*

It doesn't have to be! Have a better work/life balance and come and work for Outcomes First Group!

Job Title: Speech and Language Therapist

Location: Upton Grange, Berkshire

Salary: up to £53,200 per annum, pro rata. Plus Welcome Bonus £3000.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Contract: Fixed term, 6 months - maternity cover, with potential to extend.

We understand the value of helping our employees to achieve their Continued Professional Development goals and offer a £2,000 training allowance to allow you to complete role specific training tailored to your individual requirements.

Are you an experienced clinician excited to work during times of transformative change? Are you experienced, or have a keen interest, in working with the challenges associated with neurodiversity (Autism, ADHD), complex and developmental trauma and complex needs? Do you want to help create a nationally... important resource with the substantial backing of one of the leading providers of education for young people with SEN?

If so, we have the role for you! We’re looking for an experienced practitioner to join us at our school based in Berkshire as our Speech and Language Therapist.

Based at Upton Grange, Berkshire the post holder will progress the SALT specific therapeutic services where the needs of the pupils vary in levels of functioning, many with a diagnosis of autism as well as associated needs such as complex and developmental trauma. Needs are complex and require a systemic and formulation-based approach.

You will be a part of a multi-disciplinary well-being and therapeutic services team which is required to meet the needs of the people we care for. The team includes Speech and Language Therapy, Psychotherapists, Occupational Therapy and other appropriate professionals and services. Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

Location: Upton Grange, Berkshire

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of high-quality special needs education. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate for.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Options Autism.

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Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced practitioner who has a clear vision of what outstanding therapeutic services look like. You would need to demonstrate drive, motivation and resilience, and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams and build consensus.

Essential Criteria:
Recognised and relevant Speech and Language degree Valid HCPC Registration Relevant post-qualification SALT experience working as a Therapist, including post qualification working with the specific client group or related field. Experience of representing speech and language therapy in the context of multi-disciplinary post qualification working and multi-agency treatment Experience of reviewing and developing therapy standards, policies and procedures Experience of working in a range of settings e.g., CAHMS, LD Experience of teaching, training and supervision of other SALT’s Experience of undertaking appraisal and supervision of less experienced staff Experience of audit and research Experience of working with the specific client group, children and /or adults (service specific)

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:

Why work for us?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:
Life Assurance Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks Work 4 days but be paid for 5* - *subject to T&C's

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad Cycle to Work Schemes Electric Car Purchase Scheme Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job ID:237803

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