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Speech and Language Therapist

We are looking for a Children’s speech and language therapist

Salary/Rate: £16.24 – £21.24/hour (up to £34,800 per annum) Dependant on experience

Monday-Friday, Term Time only. Permanent role. Full or part-time working will be considered.

Based at Ingfield Manor School, Billingshurst, RH14 9AX

Ingfield Manor School is a day and weekly boarding school for 60 pupils and students from age 3-19 with neuro-motor impairments such as cerebral palsy, in addition to a bespoke curriculum supporting speech, communication and language needs. We are one of the UK’s leading Conductive Education providers. Our school is an exciting and rewarding place to work with excellent resources, including a state-of-the-art multi-sensory room. Full clinical supervision, training and CPD opportunities are ongoing.

We require a speech and language therapist to carry a caseload of students with complex communication and eating and drinking difficulties. You should have knowledge of supporting young people with a total communication approach and supporting with use of AAC.

Candidates should demonstrate some minimum baseline knowledge of dysphagia. Further training and supervision can be offered in this area in line with the IDDSI and dysphagia competency framework.

Responsibilities:

· To implement group and individual communication programs in collaboration with the team and to be involved in associated planning and preparation and share expertise and knowledge.

· To be responsible for the integration of the school’s communication strategy to enable pupils to access the whole curriculum.

· To assess, plan and implement low and/or high AAC pathways for children who require a communication strategy

· To develop and create AAC resources, delegating to others as appropriate assessment of communication and oral skills needs for group /groups of pupils

Ingfield Manor school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Any successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Salutem Care and Education have services across England and Wales supporting adults and children in residential and educational environments.

We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why our staff are encouraged to keep up to date with vaccines and focus on self-care too.

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