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  • Speech & Language Therapist Christchurch
  • NHS in Christchurch, , United Kingdom
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  • 1 week ago

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Job summary

We are in a very fortunate position to be expanding our therapy team offer here at Autism Unlimited in which we are looking to appoint a Speech and Language Therapist to join us on our exciting developments!

The Speech and Language Therapy team is part of a multidisciplinary in-house therapy team including other Psychotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Behaviour Specialists which are overseen by the Head of Therapy. The Therapy Team work with the autistic people we support including children and young people here at Portfield School. We offer a collaborative and integrated approach to therapeutic input, working closely with our colleagues who know the individual in order to provide a holistic and person-centred experience.

This role could be full or part time term time or 52 weeks per year!
Main duties of the job

A Speech and Language Therapist day would include:
• Supporting with the creative and innovative SALT therapy using a positive behaviour... modelpredominantlywithin Portfield School.
• Evaluating and planning best practice methods to improve therapy tools
• Working collaboratively within the therapy team including a designated speech and therapy team of four to ensure all plans are focused on a person centred approach and ensuring the people we support are top priority
• Participating self reflective practice and using this as a continuous personal development guide

About us

Our charity exists to empower those living with autism.

We offer support through a variety of different functions. These include our education arm through Portfield School, our Futures 18-25 programme and Adult Services.
Date posted

19 April 2024
Pay scheme

Other
Salary

£35,500 to £44,000 a year
Contract

Permanent
Working pattern

Full-time
Reference number

B0511-24-0001
Job locations

Portfield School

Parley Lane

Christchurch

Dorset

BH23 6BP

Job description Job responsibilities

Supporting with the creative and innovative SALT therapy using a positive behaviour modelpredominantlywithin Portfield School.

Job description included

Job description Job responsibilities

Supporting with the creative and innovative SALT therapy using a positive behaviour modelpredominantlywithin Portfield School.

Job description included

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
• Grade A- C in Maths, English
• MSC in Speech and language therapy degree
Desirable
• Our role would be ideal to a newly qualified SALT looking to gain experience working with autism.
• Equally this role could well appeal to someone looking for a change in role and outside of NHS.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
• Grade A- C in Maths, English
• MSC in Speech and language therapy degree
Desirable
• Our role would be ideal to a newly qualified SALT looking to gain experience working with autism.
• Equally this role could well appeal to someone looking for a change in role and outside of NHS.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Employer details Employer name

Autism Unlimited
Address

Portfield School

Parley Lane

Christchurch

Dorset

BH23 6BP

Employer's website

https://www.autism-unlimited.org/ (Opens in a new tab)
Employer details Employer name

Autism Unlimited
Address

Portfield School

Parley Lane

Christchurch

Dorset

BH23 6BP

Employer's website

https://www.autism-unlimited.org/ (Opens in a new tab
Christchurch United Kingdom

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