Speech and Language Therapist

Location
Wigan & Merseyside
Salary
£36.433.00 (pro-rated to 43 weeks - £34,507.03)
Posted
23 Dec 2020
Closes
20 Jan 2021
Ref
HREX104472
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

12 Month Fixed Term Contract & Term Time Only (43 weeks per year)

About the Together Trust

We’re one of the North West’s leading disability charities, offering individual care, support and education to thousands of people each year.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without our incredible team of staff and volunteers who are positive role models to the people we support.

You’ll be joining an organisation driven by its values and desire to see meaningful change - the people we support really are at the heart of everything we do.

We want you to grow and develop - so we’ll support you to shape the career that you want to have.

We can’t promise a job with us will be easy. But what we can say is your work will be filled with meaning.

A job at the Together Trust is more than just a job. Together we’ll change lives.

The Together Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is a commitment we expect and require from all our staff and volunteers. All Successful applicants will undertake stringent recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS.

Due to maternity leave and continued expansion to our therapy outreach service, we can offer an exciting opportunity for a Highly Specialist speech and language therapist to join our team working across mainstream and special school settings in the North West. Primarily working across Wigan and Merseyside, the post holder will have responsibility for developing and coordinating services to pupils with SLCN, autism and complex learning needs in mainstream and SEN. The post holder will have significant experience of delivering training to professionals and families.

As a valued member of our team, comprising speech & language therapists, occupational therapists, advisory teachers and sleep practitioners, the successful candidate will need to be flexible, creative and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills and an ability to motivate others.

Applications for full and part time work welcomed.

Benefits

You'll get to help the people we support celebrate along the road to a brighter future. And, be part of an incredible team of like-minded peers. Together we work hard, laugh a lot, and support each other. We also have a range of rewards and benefits for our staff:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays. Pro rated for part time roles) rising to 27 days after 5 years and 30 days after 10 years.
  • A company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • Opportunity to purchase a health plan to claim towards therapy, dental and more
  • Unlimited access to our employee assistance programme for advice and support
  • Support from mental health first aiders
  • Follow your ambitions and progress your career through on-the-job training, apprenticeships and qualifications