Speech and Language Therapist, Dawn House School, Rainworth, Nottinghamshire

Speech and Language Therapist, Dawn House School

Do you want to……

Give children with SLCN a voice

Work with amazing children and give them a head start in life?

Collaboratively work with other professionals including Teachers, Residential Care Officers, Catering staff etc

Have 11 weeks holiday per year?

Take part in fantastic CDP opportunities

……. then why not apply for our Speech and Language Therapist position?

Permanent contract, 35 hours per week, 41 weeks per year

Annual salary:  £22,249 – £24,369 (organisational pay review pending September 2019)

I CAN Centre with Dawn House School, Rainworth, Nottinghamshire

“Staff have a clear sense of pride in the school and understand their role in contributing to its continued success…… One parent stated, ‘The school is outstanding and absolutely amazing, we can now live as a normal family.’”

(Ofsted, School Short Inspection Report 12 March 2018)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic forward-thinking Speech and Language Therapist who wants to continue to develop their career, skills and knowledge in an Ofsted rated “Outstanding” (2018) specialist educational setting from Primary to Key Stage 5. Our students primary needs are speech, language and communication but also have other diagnosis’ and difficulties too.

As an HCPC and RCSLT registered Speech and Language Therapist, you will be working within a small but enthusiastic and highly skilled team working closely with other therapy team members. You will enjoy the chance to work within a well-resourced department with a complex caseload, where intensive therapy, small groups, classroom working and collaboration with pupils, a range of staff and parents is encouraged. You will have access to clinical supervision, a mentor, a full induction package and support.  If you believe you are an outstanding SLT who would enjoy working with our friendly and supportive team and would help our pupils to achieve their full potential, this role may be just what you are looking for.

I CAN’s Dawn House school is an outstanding specialist school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. You will work collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of teachers, therapists, teaching assistants and residential care officers, with class groups, smaller groups and with individual children.  Dawn House School is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 5 – 19 years, who have severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties (including Asperger’s Syndrome) with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

To find out more about Dawn House School and I CAN please visit www.dawnhouseschool.org.uk and www.ican.org.uk

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

I CAN is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and the safeguarding and welfare of children. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Registered Charity Number 210031; Scotland Charity Number SC039947

To apply, please download an application pack from www.ican.org.uk/working-for-us and send your completed application form to j.huddlestone@dawnhouse-ican.notts.sch.uk by the closing date.

Closing date: Thursday 12th September 2019, Noon
Interviews: w/b Monday 16th September 2019