Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6, Pield Heath House School, Uxbridge, Middlesex

Pield Heath House School, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3NW
Telephone: 01895 258507
Email: admin@pieldheathschool.org.uk

Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6

Pield Heath House School is a non-maintained day/residential school for children and young people aged 7-19 with severe learning difficulties, complex needs and associated speech and language disorders.

Hours: 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (term time plus additional 3 weeks during the school holidays)
Salary Scale: Band 6: NJC Scale Point 25 – 32 £31,584 – £37,758 per annum dependent on experience
Contract:  Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

We are looking for a motivated, flexible and innovative Band 6 therapist to join our growing Speech and Language Therapy department. The successful candidate will work with colleagues to promote the holistic development of independence and functional skills informed by the latest evidence-based practices and will be accountable for delivering a quality service. Our streams of provision focus on interventions that support difficulties with feeding, speech, language, social communication and developing Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) at universal, targeted and specialist levels across a 24-hour curriculum.

The Pield Heath Speech and Language Therapy department is a friendly, motivated team who strive to provide high quality therapy to the diverse population of the London Borough of Hillingdon.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.
  • An ability to work closely with therapists from other disciplines in order to integrate SaLT goals into the educational setting.
  • The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers.
  • Knowledge of clinical assessment, treatment planning and implementation of therapy programmes.
  • An independent approach and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of standardised assessment and clinical observation.
  • The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential.

This role is an opportunity to develop as a clinician while gaining experience in an educational setting, as we offer excellent support through clinical supervision, a commitment to CPD and a variety of training opportunities. Our team is dedicated in forging a unique collaborative approach to special education by embedding the expertise of the speech and language therapy profession in a meaningful way that does not compromise the quality of the service. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment.

Can you, as part of a team and individually, be an advocate for making learning accessible in order to meet our student’s needs, develop their potential and make a positive impact on their quality of life within and outside of their school career? If so, we want to hear from you!

In return we can offer you:

  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
  • Continuous Professional Development Opportunities and Career progression.
  • A welcoming friendly community providing opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people.
  • Onsite Parking is available as well as nearby access to both train (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines) and bus services

Further details can be found on our website; www.pieldheathschool.org.uk

For more information about this job please email: michelle.davis@pieldheathschool.org.uk

Closing date for applications:  28th August 2022

Interviews week beginning:  tbc

Safeguarding Statement
Pield Heath House School is dedicated to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks and must have satisfactory references.