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Speech and Language Therapist Team


Salary: £25,665-£45,839
Hours: 37.5
Closing date: Monday, 28th February 2022

Would you like an opportunity to work in our highly regarded, integrated, multidisciplinary, clinical team dedicated to supporting service users and services at Autism East Midlands?

Are you a dynamic, highly motivated therapist with a strong commitment to deliver the highest level of quality services to autistic adults with complex needs?

Speech and Language Therapists – Adult Services

Full and Part Time opportunities available

Salary dependent on experience

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We are currently recruiting Speech and Language Therapists to provide specialist support to our Adult services. The posts are based in the Clinical Team office at Autism East Midlands’ Headquarters in Creswell, Nottinghamshire. Our Clinical Team provides support to AEM’s Residential, Supported Living, Day & Respite services, which are based across Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, & North East Derbyshire; plus a newly developed Supported Living service in Northampton. The posts will involve some travelling, so a clean driving license is essential. Salary dependent on experience.

We are looking for highly motivated, empathetic, creative and person centred Speech and Language Therapists. Experience of working in Health or Social Care settings with people who have Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and complex needs, would be beneficial. Above all, we are seeking therapists who have a genuine commitment to ensuring that our service users’ communication needs are addressed, and that they are enabled to have a voice, regardless of their complexity of need. 

The Speech and Language Therapist Team focuses on providing communication support for a range of adult Day, Residential, Supported Living and Respite services. This includes assessment of communication needs, providing interventions, writing guidance, providing resources, offering advice and supporting staff training. Our aim is to empower our service users and services through collaborative MDT working. Our Clinical Team includes Speech and Language Therapists, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Psychology Assistants, and the Head of Autism Practice Development.

Autism East Midlands places great value on person centred approaches, and aims to make a positive difference to the lives of all the individuals we support. Our integrated service environment and supportive Clinical Team provides excellent prospects for professional growth, peer support and training. There is significant opportunity for a range of CPD and regular clinical supervision. We have 2 Clinical Teams which are hosted in adult and children’s services respectively, with good opportunity for peer support.


What we offer:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (33 days)
  • Extensive induction with autism specialist training
  • Fully paid for Care Certificate, which is essential for those wanting to pursue a career in health and social care
  • Paid job related qualifications during employment
  • Generous occupational sick pay
  • Free initial DBS Check
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent career progression
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Access to counselling
  • Access to legal and financial support
  • Paid maternity/ paternity/ adoption leave

For further information or to arrange a visit contact Louise Haggar, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, on: 01909 506678, extension: 1054 or email: louise.haggar@aem.org.uk

Autism East Midlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer

“Promoting Quality of Life for People with Autism” 

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Speech and Language Therapist Team