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Paediatric Speech and Language Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Paediatric Speech and Language
Band 4
27 hours per week (term time only)
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£19,409-£22,683 per annum pro rata
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Potential development role opportunity for candidates who do not meet all the essential criteria. This role forms part of a job share.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is keen to work with and support children with communication difficulties within the area of Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy. The candidate would need to be able to demonstrate skills in working with children, carers and other agencies. Experience working with children with disabilities and in particular those with communication difficulties would be desirable. This post would be an exciting opportunity for someone who has been working with children in community or education settings and is looking to develop their specialist skills in Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy.

The post holder will have the opportunity to work in a range of community settings including schools, early year’s settings, clinics, Child Development Centre, and within the patient’s home. You will join a small established team of Speech and Language Therapists/ Assistant practitioners working in an integrated service with children’s Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Dietetics. We are a fun, child focused team who work closely together. 

CPD is well supported and there will be the opportunity to undertake further training to develop skills within Paediatrics as well as regular in house supervision and training, to develop your skills in your areas of interest. We will provide a robust and flexible training package to work around the needs of the individual applicant. 

We are committed to offering a professionally led service, support from a friendly team, and opportunities for ongoing professional development, effective supervision as well as access to the support of administrative staff and an electronic patient record. Internal and external courses will be supported through an annual personal appraisal scheme

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Liz Parsons on 01724 203755 or Sarah Howard on 03033 303758  

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