Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Outcomes First Group
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Job Title: Senior Speech and Language Therapist
Location: Options Barton
Salary: up to50,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5 per week
Contract: Permanent, Full Time, 52 weeks per annum
Please note we can be flexible with hours and weeks worked – please still contact us to discuss the role even if you may not be able to commit to a full time position.
We understand the value of helping our employees to achieve their Continued Professional Development goals, and offer a 2000 training allowance to allow you to complete role specific training tailored to your individual requirements.
About the role
We are looking for a Senior Speech and Language Therapist to join our in house Clinical Team, at theOptions Barton site, near Barton Upon Humber.Working collaboratively with the sites, you will deliver bespoke assessment and intervention plans for our pupils with developmental trauma, autism, ADHD, complex and SEMH needs.
You will be responsible for holding the speech and language therapy caseload at the Barton School and residential site . With the full support of our well-established and knowledgeable Clinical network and growing Clinical Team, you will also contribute to staff training, consultation.Both a challenging and rewarding role, this position would suit a resilient and enthusiastic individual, with a therapeutic approach and the ability to make decisions, as well as manage their own workload. This is an exciting and innovative time for the Barton Clninical Team so please get in touch to find out more.
Working within overall framework of the service policies and procedures, you will be supporting the integration of the 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 the wellbeing and clinical rainbow strategyat a universal and enhanced specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our pupils needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).
Options Autism has recently launched an innovative new Autism Strategy. The main objective is to continually progress in our approach to education provision in an environment conducive to the strengths and needs of autistic young people within our schools. The strategy emphasises the importance of genuine engagement and empathic relationships to increase every individuals experiences of meaningful achievements and positive emotions. It has been created and refined, through a review of current autism literature and consultation from the Lived Experience Expert Panel, made up of autistic adults and parents of autistic young people, a clinical multi-disciplinary team and the OFG Advisory Board. The foundations of the strategy are three core principles: Ask, Accept and Develop – AAD.
Our well-established Clinical Team, maintain a nurturingenvironment where our pupils can flourish. Always putting our pupils at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our pupils are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible. With this in mind, we are looking for a Senior Speech and Language Therapist who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.
Location:Option Barton, Barton-Upon-Humber.Barton School and residential site provides a holistic service to pupils with autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex needs. Catering for pupils between the ages of 8 and 19 years old.
About the Group
Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider ofspecial needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland andWaleswith a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.
We are really proud to say that in 2023, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a Great Place to Work for the fourthyear running.
Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Care andOptions Autism.
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Why work for us?
Alongside working with a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development, Outcomes First Group offer an array of flexible benefit options
Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so youll get an exceptional reward package including:
And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package thats right for you, including:
And thats not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils in our services at the heart of everything we do, so youll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.
Job ID: 207501