Speech and language therapist

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN
Reference: PE11259938
Salary: £585 - £600 per week
Job Published: 26 days ago

London Borough of Barking

Protocol Education are seeking to find a qualified Speech and language therapist who is also registered with the HCPC. The role will be based in a SEN school in the Newham area for a full time post (Mon-Fri).

The school are looking to appoint a suitable, qualified, experienced, hard-working and passionate candidate. The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding on the duties of a speech and language therapist, as well experience working in a SEND school and a clear understanding of safeguarding.

The role will mainly involve coordinating the provision and overseeing academic progression for vulnerable students, whilst liaising with colleagues within the school. A school that prioritise all students increase academically and to rebuild positive confidence within themselves.

The Ideal candidate will need to have the skills and experience to identify the speech and communication difficulty or disorder, assess the cause and nature of the problem, for example, congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders, after a stroke or injury devise and deliver a suitable treatment programme.
Must have excellent communication and listening skills, to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds, motivate client users and gain their trust. Clients may be uncooperative because they're frightened, frustrated or disorientated by their situation/environment.
Patience is key, as progress may be slow - involving repetitive exercises to aid clients who have problems memorising, processing and retaining information.
Creativity and problem-solving skills are desired, to design programmes appropriate for different learning styles and communication issues.

Qualifications:
• Post-Grad qualification in relevant Mental Health/Social welfare profession and demonstrated practice over a minimum of three years,
• Masters/Diploma level qualification within the psychology & UKCP registration
• Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered

If you feel like you are right for this role and meet the requirements and are also committed to make a positive impact then see details below on how to get in touch.
Protocol Education are fully in compliance with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, as well as possessing an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for one through Protocol Education.
If this role is of interest to you, or if you are considering another challenge in a SEND school, please contact Alecsandra @ Protocol Education on 0203 219 7745 or Alecsandra.frandes@protocol-education.com