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Specialist Speech and Language Therapist


Salary: Equivalent to NHS Band 6 (£32, 306 - £39, 027), dependent on experience
Hours: 37.5
Closing date: Monday, 20th June 2022

Do you want an opportunity  to work in one of our highly regarded, integrated multi disciplinary clinical teams dedicated to supporting services at Autism East Midlands?

We are looking for an empathetic, creative and skilled band 6 speech and language therapist with relevant experience working with children and young people with Autism and learning disabilities to join our team based at Sutherland House School in Nottingham. We can offer you multi-disciplinary and integrated service models of practice in a highly regarded and skilled team, CPD, and regular supervision.

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Autism East Midlands offer a wide range of services supporting people affected by Autism in Nottinghamshire and the surrounding area, including a range of day and residential services for our adult service users, a specialist school –  Sutherland House School (4-19yrs), outreach and family services. 

We have 2 clinical teams that are based in adult’s and children’s services respectively. The MDT  in school includes Speech Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Occuptional Therapists and assistants.

We are excited to be in the position to expand the team in school and have full and part time opportunities to permanently employ  Band 6 therapists.

You would be providing person centred speech and language therapy support as part of the schools on site clinical team.  We work closely with education colleagues to support the progress and development of students in line with their EHCP.  This work includes assessing communication needs, developing systems of communication and programmes of intervention for a specific caseload, supporting training in a range of topics associated with learning, communication, and autism and being involved in MDT meetings.  You would be working as part of a skilled team, with CPD opportunities and regular clinical supervision.  This post is ideally suited to someone who has some experience of evidence based practice in supporting children and young people with autism and learning disabilities and is looking to further develop their knowledge and skills.

AUTISM EAST MIDLANDS place great and well respected values on person centred approaches and aim to make a positive difference to the lives of all the individuals we support. Our integrated service provides excellent opportunities for professional growth, supervision/peer support, training and protected CPD. *Flexible/annualised hours working options. Company pension.

For further information or to arrange a visit contact

 Sutherland House School, 0115 9609263

Autism East Midlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer

“Promoting Quality of Life for People with Autism” 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

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