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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/24817
  • Published: Tue 12/07/2022, 12:34 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,614 - £37,194 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: North East Surrey

Do you want to work in a large and innovative SLT service, working with school staff to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people in North East Surrey?

Our NE Surrey Schools team have new posts to support the set-up of ASD centres and a Post 16 College-based service. Due to maternity leave, we are also offering opportunities to develop clinical specialisms in Deafness or Dysphagia. If you want to be part of a team focused on changing children’s educational experiences, with access to external accredited training in relevant specialist areas, then read on to find out more…

New specialist schools and centres are opening across Surrey, and we therefore have a range of new and established posts for Speech and Language Therapists. You will work in mainstream schools as well as a specialist school or centre depending on your clinical interests (full or part time hours will be considered). You will work with children with EHCPs as well as those needing targeted SEN support.

We can offer you:

  • Salary starting at £33,614 per annum – for five days a week, 42 weeks per year (term time + 3 weeks of holiday working) pro-rata to £36,282
  • Flexible working options
  • A mixed and varied caseload depending on your skills and interests
  • Mobile and agile working solutions 
  • Comprehensive clinical supervision programme including a buddy, 1:1 meetings with line manager, extensive in-house training programme and formal external training opportunities, access to clinical effectiveness groups, case study groups, termly study days, encouragement to join and attend CEN’s relating to practice
  • Opportunities to develop management skills
  • Generous Local government salary-related pension offered and the option to join the car lease scheme

For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

We are looking for Therapists who:

  • Want to extend their clinical expertise and independent clinical decision making
  • Are looking to support the development of the therapy team and service
  • Have a recognised SLT degree and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as an SLT
  • Are registered with the HCPC and RCSLT, and have permission to work in the UK

About the Role

The School-Aged SLT Service is part of Surrey’s local SEND offer.

We aim to deliver the right support at the right time, through assessment and intervention, and equipping families and professionals with the skills and resources to work together to help and support children with SLCN. We follow the Balance model to offer universal, targeted and specialist support for children, families, and the school workforce, and work with children and young people with EHCPs and those at SEN support following Surrey’s Graduated Response.

Your main duties in the role of SLT will include but not be limited to:

  • Clinical decision making
  • Working with SLT Assistants, setting targets for the children and young people they are supporting, and monitoring of the delivery and outcomes of their work
  • Assessment, advice and intervention for children with a range of speech, language and communication needs within your caseload
  • Supporting junior members of the team, line managing others and taking on students
Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29th August 2022 with interviews to follow.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Barbara Paulger by e-mail at barbara.paulger1@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Apply Now

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/24817
  • Published: Tue 12/07/2022, 12:34 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 30/08/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,614 - £37,194 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: North East Surrey

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