Speech and Language Therapist - Permanent

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary £48429 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Speech and language therapistSpeech and Language Therapy (SLT) Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Birmingham, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, you will deliver bespoke assessment and intervention plans for students with a range of learning and communication needs, including developmental trauma, autism, ADHD, PDA, ASD, Anxiety and complex SEMH needs. 

What’s in it for you as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist:

Working with us is rewarding, in return, we offer competitive salaries with progression in pay once qualified, and an auto-enrolment pension scheme. In addition, staff benefit from:
  • A comprehensive induction, an excellent personal development plan and extensive training to include Autism, Attachment, Emotional Resilience, Holistic Support, Practical Skills Therapeutic Education (PSTE), CPI Safety intervention training 
  • A unique location in which to work, with free healthy organic lunches during term time
  • A Health Cash plan (Medicash)
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • 33-38 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing with your length of service
Your main responsibilities as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist:
  • Work collaboratively with the College to promote, and further embed, the Total Communication initiative, supporting our students in accessing a range of communication methods
  • Embrace the opportunity to work flexibly and creatively with our students at a universal, targeted and specialist level
  • Providing a holistic approach to the management of your own caseload, ensuring coverage of EHCP targets and student need, nurturing solid working relationships with staff and students
  • Understand how your support may be further embedded within community and residential settings and be empowered o think innovatively on how this can be delivered as part of the Student care plan
  • Deliver appropriate interventions, including informal and formal assessment through observation and staff/parent/carer liaison
  • Deliver weekly direct (1:1), small group and class-based interventions, including therapy in the craft and outdoor space
  • Support and encourage the use of Zones of Regulation across our educational setting
  • The opportunity to facilitate meaningful change with hands-on intervention and practice
  • Protected time for reflection and MDT liaison with the therapies team, staff and wider trust as well the opportunities to upskill staff to embed practices across the curriculum
What we are looking for in a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist:
  • Membership of the Health Professional Council and be a Fully Certified member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).
  • BA or BSc in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent.
  • Experience of working with autism, learners with learning difficulties and/ or learning disabilities and social-emotional behaviour.
  • The successful applicant will take part in an interactive induction to experience the crafts within the curriculum and experience the student journey. You would also be provided with financial support toward the cost of clinical supervisions.
  • The Trust offers significant personal development opportunities to work within a holistic organisation that is complex and growing, and attracts those with an outstanding commitment to excellence.
Why work with Maxxima?
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
  • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
  • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
  • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to James on 07738610693 or James.Buxton@maxximagroup.com