Location Lancashire
Job type Temporary
Salary £24 - £28 per annum
Reference 23861
Date posted August 26, 2020
Maxxima are currently recruiting for a band 6 Speech and Language Therapist to work in Lancashire. The candidate will be part of the clinical team and will work with children and young people to provide high quality assessment, direct and indirect therapy, training and advice for staff. 

Position: Speech and language therapist
Banding: 6
Location: Lancashire
Hours: Full time
Duration: ASAP-3 months (with potential for extension)


Responsibilities: 

  • To undertake high quality assessments of children and young people and make recommendations about appropriate therapeutic interventions for each young person, in accordance with individual assessed needs.
  • To work closely with young people ensuring a personalised plan of delivery.
  • To maintain professional registration and memberships relevant to the profession.
  • To work closely with staff in the Homes/ Schools and communicate with placing authorities and external professionals
  • To communicate effectively and provide feedback to young people in relation to progress and achievement.
Essential Skills:
  • Must be HCPC Registered
  • Must have a relevant SLT qualification 
  • Experience of working with young people with complex needs. 
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to work independently & demonstrate initiative 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational skills, time management and ability to work under pressure. 
Ideal Skills: 
  • Skills & experience in working with young people with Autism.
  • Skills & experience in working with young people with Social and Emotional Difficulties.
  • Awareness of mental health issues
  • Experience of working in schools and/or Care Homes
Why work with Maxxima?

The minute you register with Maxxima we make it about one thing: you. The first time we talk you'll realise we know your speciality inside out.

Our expert recruitment consultants are here to find you the very best opportunities and help you every step of the way in securing the best placement. We hold preferred or sole supplier status with many clients which means you'll have access to a range of opportunities that can't be found anywhere else.

We always act in your best interests, talking with you and listening to you. You're an individual. A professional; not a resource.

Reasonable adjustments

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.