Job Details

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Nottingham

Part time

​Up to £35,000 pro rata per annum

We’re looking for a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist to join us at Outcomes First Group as we continue to expand our specialist in house clinical team.

The successful applicant will be leading on providing specialist speech and language therapy services across the Nottingham area.  Mainly situated at Westbourne School, but developing a resourceful service to other schools, residential homes and if required fostering agencies within the region.

Someone with a holistic and integrated approach to care, education and clinical services would be perfect for this role.

The role

The Speech and Language Therapy role is an exciting and specialist clinical role, covering multiple sites in a geographical operating region across residential care, education and fostering.  We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic clinician excited by working within times of transformative change. 

The post-holder will work within the overall framework of the service policies and procedures and support the integration of their specific service in the day to day running of each provision i.e. standardised assessments and clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be to deliver informed interventions at a universal, targeted and specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our children, young peoples and adult’s needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing services of, but not limited to - Educational Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational and Sensory Integration Therapy, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology, Therapy Assistants and other appropriate professions as the allocated services require to meet the needs of children, young people and adult’s.  The newly appointed Clinical Well-Being Locality Lead is a Speech and Language Therapist by professional background and you will report directly into her.

Essential Criteria

  • Active HCPC registration and relevant speech and language therapy qualifications
  • Experience within the specialist client group. (complex communication issues relating to autism, including language disorder, dyspraxia, sensory impairment, learning disabilities/difficulties and associated challenging behaviour)
  • Experience of multi-professional work with teams or services within the designated speciality
  • Experience of teaching, training and professional and clinical supervision

Why work for us

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path
  • Access to an allocated budget assigned for continuous professional development, training and on costs for a clear career path
  • Supportive team environment
  • Well-resourced provision
  • Ongoing funded clinical supervision/Licence

Applications are invited online though the Acorn Care and Education website www.acorncare.co.uk. If you have any further questions regarding how to apply or to arrange a visit please contact contact Dr. Leanne Johnson, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Regional Head of Children’s Clinical Services to find out more about Clinical Services within Outcomes First Group; Leanne.Johnson@hillcrest-cs.co.uk

The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted fo