Closing date: 20 April 2022
Interview date: 25 April 2020
This role is working 39 weeks per year during school term time and INSET plus 6 weeks holiday to be taken during school closure periods. Full and part time hours are available.
At Kedleston Group, our vision is simple, every provision we operate will be recognised as outstanding in every way. We will never be the biggest, but we will lead, and others will follow.
About the role:
As a Speech and Language Therapist at Wings School Notts, you will be an integral part of our team who put the children and young people at the heart of everything we do. You will be working with both our residential and day school pupils, supporting the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with communication needs. You will manage your own caseload and be expected to work flexibly, providing therapy services to pupils according to clinical need and in close liaison with the school s highly specialist clinical team. You will be expected to actively participate in multi-disciplinary meetings, staff meetings, supervision, training and annual appraisals.
You will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with other Speech and Language Therapists to support the development of the Speech and Language Therapy services across the Kedleston Group and have clinical supervision, either from Senior Speech and Language Therapists within the group or funded externally.
For this role, we are looking for someone who has a degree in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent, UK HCPC Registration, and eligibility for membership of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. You will have successful post registration practice and experience with young people and ideally have experience of working with children with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and young people with developmental trauma within a Trauma-Informed Model.
You will be able to show that you can effectively manage a clinical caseload of young people with neurodiversity, social and emotional needs along with the ability to carry out a range of effective speech and language therapy assessments and interventions relevant to young people with SEMH needs and neurodevelopmental disorders. You will have knowledge of and commitment to person centred practice in all stages of the speech and language therapy process and be skilled in carrying out both individual and group interventions, evaluate outcomes of intervention and adapt practice accordingly and work closely with teaching staff and carers in the identification of integrated therapy and therapy related individual objectives, and will have a working knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding Legislation and other legislation. If you share our commitment to developing confident and capable young people and making a difference to their lives by meeting their educational, health and social care needs in structured, nurturing school and home provisions, we would love to hear from you.
Why work for us?
a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement
a comprehensive induction programme so you can hit the ground running
continued professional development and training
contributions to your pension
a friendly, passionate team committed to getting the best outcomes for our young people
£500 refer-a-friend bonus
cycle to work scheme and laptop loans
discounts on cinema trips, electronics, fashion, home and garden, travel, groceries, gifts, utilities, health and fitness
long service and employee of the month awards
employee assistance and counselling service, wellbeing support and advice
optional flu jab
Wings School Notts, part of Kedleston Group Limited, is an independent specialist day school and children s home in Newark for children and young people aged between the ages of 9 and 17. We are a safe and caring community of children, teachers, care staff and clinical staff, with a passion for learning. Children who have social and emotional needs (SEMH), autism (ASC), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attachment needs, childhood trauma or other specific learning difficulties thrive at Wings Notts, with our programme of outdoor education, the chance to study for a broad range of qualifications and our embedded therapeutic approach.
We look for people to join our staff team who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people.
Kedleston Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Safeguarding is everyone s responsibility. You will be expected to engage in annual safeguarding training, be familiar with key policies and ensure you know the steps to take should you be made aware of a safeguarding or child protection concern. You will remain vigilant and act swiftly if you have concerns about a child and be an appropriate role model for both children and colleagues at all times.
The successful candidate is required to provide references and will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020