Quay View School, Bere Alston, Yelverton, PL20 7EX

Employer: Quay View School

Salary: In line with NHS banding DOE

Hours: Hours Per Week: 13.87 - 39 weeks per year

Closing: 31st July 2024

Aspris Quay View School are recruiting for a Speech and Language Therapist to join our Therapy team now! We are looking for enthusiastic, caring, and passionate people to become an integral part of our therapy team. The successful candidate will join our multi-disciplinary team, which may suit someone experienced in a special needs environment or newly qualified, who will be required to work closely with other Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals providing support to students; reporting to the Therapy Manager.

Our benefits include:

  • Exclusive access to reward and discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Blue Light Card
  • Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
  • Paid for enhanced DBS
  • Wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme and more!

Aspris Children’s Services, Devon & Cornwall is made up of two schools, Quay View School (Bere Alston) and Tor View School (Tavistock) and three children’s homes based in Tavistock, Gunnislake and Okehampton. We specialise in care and education of children and young people aged 7-19 with autism, learning difficulties, challenging behaviour and SEMH. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist intervention demonstrating clinical effectiveness by the use of evidence-based practice and outcome measures while being able to adapt practices to meet individual students’ needs.
  • Receives and responds promptly to referrals and EHCP requirements undertaking assessments to identify and prioritise needs before planning and delivering the appropriate and relevant interventions on an individual or group basis.
  • Maintains accurate and timely records detailing each individual progress, including conducting timely assessments and contributing to annual review meetings and documentation.
  • Maintains and develops close working relationships with professional and clinical colleagues within the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring clinical practice is in line with Aspris policies and procedures and complies with statutory regulations and quality standards.
  • Maintains effective communication links with students, relatives, carers, and stakeholders.
  • Contributes to training of professional staff as required.

Due to the location of the school, a UK driving license is required. 

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.  Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.