Speech and Language Therapist – Outcomes First Group – Barton-upon-Humber

Speech and Language Therapist, Meadowcroft, Wakefield

Hours: 3 days per week, 22.5 hours in total, 52 week contract

Salary: £24,000-35,000 FTE

Do you want to help change the lives of young people?

Are you excited by working with a multi-disciplinary team to get great outcomes for young people with a history of trauma or diagnosed SEN?

Do you want help develop a nationally important resource with the substantial backing of a leading provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with complex needs?

If so we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Lead to join the team at our Yorkshire Clinical Well-Being Hub, to be based primarily at Meadowcroft Education and Residential Services. Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

About the school

Meadowcroft Education and Residential Services supports young people with a history of complex trauma or diagnosis of high functioning autism, ADHD or attachment difficulties.

About the group

We are part of Outcomes First Group and Acorn Care and Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

About the role and what we are looking for

The Speech and Language Therapy role is an exciting and specialist clinical role, covering multiple sites in a geographical operating region across residential care, education and fostering. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic clinician excited by working within times of transformative change.

The post-holder will work within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures and support the integration of their specific service in the day to day running of each provision i.e. standardised assessments and clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be to deliver informed interventions at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our children, young peoples and adult’s needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Essential Criteria (for a full list of essential and desirable criteria, please see the job description)

  • Relevant experience working at a postgraduate level
  • Experience within the specialist client group. (complex communication issues relating to autism, including language disorder, dyspraxia, sensory impairment, learning disabilities/difficulties and associated challenging behaviour)
  • Experience of multi-professional work with teams or services within the designated speciality
  • Experience of teaching, training and professional and clinical supervision

Why work for us

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters”
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

Applications are invited online though the Acorn Care and Education website www.acorncare.co.uk. Please contact Dr. Leanne Johnson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Regional Head of Children’s Clinical Services to find out more about Clinical Services within Outcomes First Group; Leanne.Johnson hillcrest-cs.co.uk

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

Reference ID: 141949

Part-time hours: 22.5 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£35,000.00 per year

Licence/Certification:

  • HCPC (required)

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