Posted September 21, 2022
Band 5 Permanent Speech & Language Therapist
Position: Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist
Band: Band 5
Job type: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
Salary: £26,654 – £31,533 pa
Athona’s AHP division is currently recruiting for a permanent Band 5 Speech & Language Therapist. This position will be working with one of our private clients based in Ascot.
The school is a non-maintained specialist school in Ascot. The school provides education for children and young people aged between 4-19 years who have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition and associated disorders.
We are looking to appoint a Speech and Language Therapist who is enthusiastic, keen to learn, innovative and would fit in well with an already well-established Speech and Language team.
Our team of education and therapy staff help to provide a high-quality educational experience for our young people and a professional and extensive CPD programme for all staff.
The Speech & Language Therapist should have a HCPC and recognised speech and language degree. The role includes assessment, diagnosis, and management of children with complex speech, language, and communication needs. It also includes working closely with families, peers, and professionals across the education setting.
Alongside the lead Speech & Language Therapist, you will deliver therapy, train others, and help to shape a developing service while enhancing your own clinical skills. You will contribute to service specific projects and could follow through your own ideas with the support of the experienced lead Speech & Language Therapist.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- HCPC registration
- The right to work in the UK
- Enhanced DBS
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Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’
- Exclusive access to new vacancies
- The best possible salary, and all negotiations taken care of on your behalf
- Stringent onboarding process
- Fixed-term contracts for candidates that are not on the specialist register
- All options will be made available to you
- Receive up to £150 for every permanent allied health professional you recommend
- Exclusive discount codes
If this job sounds of interest to you, get in touch by applying today to find out more. If this role is not quite the right fit, get in touch with us today to discuss your requirements and register your CV.