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SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Hertfordshire (On-site)
£30208 - £52679 per annum
Permanent
Job description
£30,208 - £52,679 PER ANNUM

(dependent on experience and banding)

PERMENANT – FULL TIME

Calling all SLTS! Are you looking for a new opportunity to support children and young people with complex needs?

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised and compassionate Speech & Language Therapist to join our dynamic therapy team. This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone that may be at the start of their career or an experienced Therapist looking for a new and exciting challenge.

In this role you will:

Work as a multi-disciplinary team further develop the provision of SLT
Be responsible for providing clinical assessment, reports, therapy programmes
Take a holistic approach to support the needs of our children and young people that live on site
Be part of a team that improves quality of life for individuals by promoting wellbeing and self-advocacy.

Our Health Agency is committed to providing high quality, holistic person-centred therapy and support enabling people to maximise their potential. We also work in partnership with GP’s, Psychiatrists, and lead Neurologists from both Great Ormond Street and the National Hospital for Epilepsy.

About you

We are looking for candidates with a positive approach and excellent professional skills. The successful candidates will have knowledge of potential communication and dysphagia difficulties associated with the Learning Disability population and knowledge of assessment tools and a range of appropriate therapeutic interventions relevant to the client group.

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 Us

Based across 60 acres of beautiful countryside, St Elizabeth's is a charity supporting children, young people and adult day clients with epilepsy and other complex medical conditions, the severity of which impacts upon their health, social, behaviour, learning and emotional development.

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.

Our benefits

In addition to excellent staff training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:

- From 23 days’ annual leave per annum plus bank holidays
- Eligible for Blue Light card
- Discounted gym membership
- Employee Recognition Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications of your own
- Free on-site parking
- Recommend a friend payment of up to £500 (T&Cs apply)
- Confidential employee assistance programme
- Fully paid for DBS
- Contributory pension scheme - eligible employees are automatically enrolled after 3 months at 5% (3% employer contribution)

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 the role/band, 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 & Inclusion

At 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.

Safeguarding

St 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 1176777

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St Elizabeth's Centre View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000
Posted on: 05 April 2024
Closed date: 03 May 2024 at 01:00
Job ref: 213100
Tags: Advocacy