- Salary 25000--25000
- Company Website www.premierepeople-ni.com
- Job Title Speech and Language Therapist
- Job Location Newtownabbey BT37 0QZ, UK
- Company Name Premiere people
Speech And Language Therapist
Premiere People are delighted to be helping this school with their amazing project in Jordanstown. Due to growth we are helping them recruit an Speech and Language Therapist on a 3 year contract that may turn into a permanent contract. This is a great opportunity to help the pupils of this school and give them the best of education available.
Speech And Language Therapist Role
The role would require a full-time Speech and Language Therapist to work with students who have speech and language needs.
The school are seeking someone Qualified to start the role working towards enabling all students to access to the curriculum.
The students have a diverse range of communication needs, including: language delay, language disorder, autism, global developmental delay, social communication difficulties, speech disorder, dysfluency, and who are Deaf and/or visually impaired.
You will be required to promote a functional, clinical approach to intervention, encompassing educational attainment, participation in the education experience, life aspirations and general well-being.
We value making a difference. The backbone of our school is about making positive improvements in a child centred environment to all involved with us, from the children we treat to the parents, teachers and organisations we work with. Everyone at the School strives to make a positive impact with every child we come into contact with.
Speech And Language Therapist Duties
There are both Clinical requirements within this role as well as Professional/Organisational requirements ranging from
To demonstrate evidence based practice through clinical effectiveness and manage clinical risk within specialist areas.
Pupil-centred approach to intervention with a strong emphasis on joint goal setting with students, parents and teaching staff
To maintain up to date and accurate case notes in line with RCSLT professional standards
To measure students’ progress on academic measures for speaking and listening skills
To support students and their parents/carers through the diagnosis and impact of communication difficulties.
To carry out all necessary clinical administration efficiently and in a timely manner in line with school wide policy, procedures and deadlines
To be a link between relevant external services and other professionals working within the areas of Deaf and Visually Impaired young people
To keep up to date with new techniques and developments for the promotion and maintenance of good practice with the area of services for Deaf young people and other communication difficulties
To support staff to implement team objectives and projects within the team
To maintain intense concentration in all aspects of patient management for prolonged periods. In particular, to monitor auditory, visual and kinaesthetic aspects of pupil’s communication, adapting and facilitating according to perceived pupil’s needs including cultural and linguistic differences.
To be accountable for own professional action and recognise own professional boundaries through interpretation of clinical/professional policies
To respond with kindness to each person’s needs, anxieties, pain, and desires.
To search for the things you can do, however small, to increase each person’s quality of life.
To have an understanding and application of assessments, treatments and reports for children and young people across a wide range of settings.
To maintain evidence in continuing professional development
To manage and maintain your own diary, regularly updating any change in the timetable.
To use appropriate methods of communication to clients, families and other health professionals to ensure clear, universal communication is given.
The ideal candidate will need to be able to prepare and deliver a range of tailored SLCN training programme for new staff.
Speech And Language Therapist Skills
Health and Physical abilities sufficient for the post (if necessary with reasonable adjustments with respect to the Equality Act/Disability Discrimination Act).
Licentiate College Speech and Language therapist/BSc/BA Speech and Language Pathology/Human Communication
Knowledge and understanding of normal development patterns
Adherence to the standards of RCSLT – Communication Quality
Knowledge of current legislation affecting children
Specialist knowledge of communication strategies for young people who have a sensory impairment, MLD, ASD, SEBD
Knowledge of ‘P’ levels and their impact
Full job spec available on request
Salary will be £25k per annum with additional company benefits and a performance bonus that will be discussed in more detail.
To apply please submit your CV via the link provided.