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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Surreywide
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/866/897
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2019, 17:37 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/09/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: 31,844 per annum + Benefits
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surreywide, Surrey

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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist - Surreywide


Our school-based SLT service is expanding! We are innovative, supportive, and outcome-focused, and have posts for Specialist Speech and Language Therapists working in mainstream schools, special schools and specialist centres in Surrey (NHS Band 6 equivalent).

£31,844 per annum for 36 hours per week, across 42 weeks of the year. The role is term time, plus an additional 15 days per year. You will have a Surrey base and work in schools.This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied. You will benefit from a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

About the role

This is a great opportunity to work across our schools teams. These are mixed posts either in a specialist centre attached to a school, or in a special school, as well as holding a mainstream caseload. In the special schools you would be working in a multidisciplinary team alongside occupational therapists and physiotherapists, and joining the existing SLT team.

 In the centres, you would support the students and school staff, collaborating with existing SLT and SLTAs who work there. In addition to working in the centre, you would also have allocated time to work with students in the mainstream part of the school and other local mainstream schools.

North East: Epsom & Ewell, Spelthorne, and Elmbridge (base: Fairmount House, Bull Hill, Leatherhead KT22 7AH)

We have a full time and part time role, including time in a centre for children with Learning and Additional Needs or ASD

South East: Reigate & Banstead, Mole Valley, and Tandridge (base: Consort House, 5-7 Queensway, Redhill RH1 1YB)

This full time role would be working in a secondary language centre in a mainstream school (Therfield) and in a Secondary school for pupils with learning and Additional Needs (Woodfield)

North West: Woking, Runnymede, and Surrey Heath (base: Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking GU22 7QQ)

This full time role would be working at 2 primary centres, Darley Dene and Pyrcroft Grange, and in local mainstream schools. Some specialist knowledge and experience of ASD would be desirable

South West: Guildford & Waverley (base: Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking GU22 7QQ)

This full time role would be working in a special school for children with Learning and Additional Needs, a secondary language centre in a mainstream school, and in mainstream.

Your main duties in the role of a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist will include but not be limited to:

  • Clinical decision making in conjunction with school staff and families around the level of support needed to achieve the best possible outcome for the children on your defined caseload.
  • Providing support, training and shadowing opportunities to more junior colleagues, and formally line managing a junior member of the team.
  • Working with speech and language therapy assistants, setting targets for the children and young people they are supporting, and monitoring of the delivery and outcomes of their work.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Rachel Brown, on 07970 839678 or . We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30/09/19.

This is a rolling advert and applications will be assessed on an on-going basis with interviews to be confirmed.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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