In line with our exciting plans for transformation and growth and the delivery of outstanding care for our children and young people, we are now looking to appoint NQ Speech & Language Therapists, to work across a number of our Specialist Educational services.
Who we are…
The Cambian Group, part of the CareTech family of companies, is one of the largest providers of specialist Education and Care services for children and young people in the UK, delivering across Special Education Schools and Colleges, Residential Care Homes and a Therapeutic Fostering Service.
Our SEN Services are committed to improving the educational outcomes of all our children and young adults, providing support for children with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, severe learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and complex needs. We support our students from the age of 7 to the Transition Pathway, delivering specialist primary, secondary schools further education services.
What we offer…
You will be part of a bespoke “Newly Qualified Practitioner Pathway” working with guidance and supervision as part of an established network of innovative and dynamic SLTs that have a great sense of fun! We offer training and early careers planning opportunities that can see your career grow and you achieve your career aspirations.
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Psychologist, Occupational Therapists, Nursing, Psychiatry, Care and Education staff. You will have opportunities to be part of the provision development and contribute to the improvement Speech & Language Therapy service.
You will be someone with a genuine desire to help others and learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession. We thrive on being creative and using our initiative to create person centred therapy that is engaging and part of evidenced based practice. Completing an assessment is just the start of the journey of you working with our young people. You will be able to experience actually delivery the therapy and form an integral part of the young person’s journey. Young people get to know who you are and how you can help them.
As a Speech and Language Therapist, you will be independently working with individuals with your supervisor’s support, to assess communication needs in a range of environments, implement approaches to support communication based on the outcome of individual’s assessments and provide functional targets and recommendations to aid day-to-day communicative success. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and support the implementation of the therapeutic approach across the environment.
You will respond to referrals and be responsible for ensuring an inclusive communication environment is maintained, audits are completed and the RCSLT 5 good communication standards are utilised. A key aspect of your role will be to work effectively as part of the companywide SLT team and contribute to service development.
The successful candidate for this role will have a degree or a postgraduate diploma in Speech and Language Therapy (or equivalent) and be or eligible to registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will be able to use your initiative and be a self-motivated individual that can work as part of a team as well as autonomously. You will have experience working with individuals that have Learning Disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders and preferably have experiences with AAC approaches.
In return we offer:
Full support from a multidisciplinary team
Regular Clinical supervision
Peer Group working
Research opportunities & projects
Internal/external training on new initiatives
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (with increments for the length of service included) – Pro Rata
Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.
Salary: Up to £27,000 DOE
Location: Andover, SP11 8TA