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Valence School

Speech & Language Therapist

SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

or Term Time Only

£31,365-£33,779 p.a. FTE

(Equivalent to NHS Band 6)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic candidate to apply for a speech and language therapy post to join our multi-disciplinary school therapy team.

We can offer you a supportive and friendly therapy team; working with other speech and language therapists and communication assistants you will have the opportunity to develop your skills working with students who have complex needs and the chance to access further clinical training.

This post will target supporting students with communication difficulties and also with dysphagia needs.  We can offer full training in dysphagia should this be required and ongoing access to a supportive CPD process.  You will also have the opportunity to work in our multi disciplinary eating and drinking team.

Ideally you will have some experience working with children and young people within a health/education/social care setting and be someone who would like to utilise and build upon existing knowledge and skills.

For further information please see the application pack and/or contact Sally Casey, Therapy Lead 07715 618771 or scasey@valence.kent.sch.uk  Please then complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2021

Interview date to be confirmed

The school retains the right to interview suitable applicants and appoint before the deadline.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.