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DATE ADDED: Fri 14/06/2019

Speech And Language Therapist

Vauxhall, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £30000 - £35000/annum

Are you a qualified Speech and Language Therapist?

Do you have experince working in education and specifically SEN?

Are you available to start now?

One of our SEMH Schools in South East London are looking for a full time Speech and Language Therapist to join their ever growing team.

Job description:

* To plan, resource prepare effective and engaging therapy programmes for children (supported by the teacher and leaders)

* To liaise professionally with colleagues as appropriate § To build positive working relationships with children's families

* To ensure children responsible for are supervised and safe at all times § To plan, lead and deliver whole-staff therapeutic training

* To ensure that therapy is facilitated ethically, safely and with consent from all parents/carers/children § To conduct a range of formal and informal assessments in order to suit a range of purposes

* To continue to obtain key information on children allocated to the specific therapy, to keep up-to-date with any changes in the child's life and to inform the rest of the therapy/teaching team

* To adopt a capacity building approach whereby the aim of intervention is to equip staff with the skills to effectively facilitate the development of pupils' communication skills

* To assist in determining the communicative function of a behaviour and to develop/target goals that will reduce challenging behaviour by providing pupils with a more effective means of communicating

* To establish functional goals that promote meaningful participation and increased independence § To develop, facilitate and monitor the implementation of whole class intervention programs

* To complete termly therapy reports on children's progress in individual and group therapy sessions

* To keep accurate and concise therapy notes which are to be stored securely, to ensure confidentiality

* To facilitate effective, smooth transitions § To inform the assistant head if there are any changes to the therapy timetable

* To provide levels of support to ensure children can access their learning, identifying their individual needs to tailor their therapeutic programme

* Work closely with teaching and other members of therapy team with the development and implementation of therapy progress plans

* To regularly communicate with families as per the schools' procedures

* To attend all therapy meetings and open days for parents and carers

* Attend and participate in regular meetings, training and other learning activities as required, contributing to the overall ethos and aims of the school § Attend relevant meetings with fellow professionals, parents and children including leading communication with families at parent/carer open days

* To organise and attend individual external supervision, that will support the therapist with any therapeutic work carried out in the schools

* Support the reintegration back into learning following exclusions or extended absence

* Maintain total confidentiality with regard to children and other information related to the school as stipulated in your contract of employment

* Be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection; health and safety; bullying; confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to a senior leader.

* Be aware of and support differences and ensure all children have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

This role is an immediate start for the successful candidate and is a permanent position.

Do please apply now as interviews are ongoing
Role: Speech and Language Therapist
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Vauxhall, Greater London,

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