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Speech and Language Therapist - Manchester

Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapist for our partner SEN school.

The role will entail leading a small group of support assistants leading the assessment and also directing staff to interventions that are required for specific children. The SEN pupils are working towards reaching learning targets and there will be daily planning involved. The pupils are on the spectrum and have sensory requirements as well as social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The classes are smaller than mainstream and you'll have a case of children from each year group to work with and plan interventions for.

The school are looking for someone who is confident, organised, who can use their own initiative and meet pupil development targets.

The ideal candidate:

  • Have Speech and Language Therapist qualifications
  • Have experience of working within a school or with children delivering Speech and Language sessions.
  • Experience working with challenging behaviour and complex learning needs.
  • You will need to be confident, organised and be able to lead a team
  • Flexible, adaptive and versatile individual

Typical responsibilities of the job include:

  • undertaking assessments
  • planning and providing appropriate treatment
  • writing reports
  • maintaining records and case notes

Qualifications and training required

A degree accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is required. This can either be an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Competition for postgraduate places is strong, so relevant work experience can be helpful. Undergraduate degrees usually take three to four years full time and postgraduate programmes usually take two years.

If you are interested in applying for this role or simply want to find out more information then please call Neal on 0161 242 1798 or send your CV

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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