Speech and Language Therapist (1 year relevant experience required)

Horizon Care & Education
18 Nov 2023
16 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

Speech and Language Therapist - Part Time

Location: Wolverhampton, with travel to Draycott and Dudley

Salary: Competitive DOE

Hours: Part time, flexible

Driving licence and car required

Bright Futures, Inspired By You.

Theres nothing more rewarding than helping someone believe in themselves, have the confidence to celebrate their own uniqueness and achieve success that is personal to them.

This is an exciting opportunity to further develop and use your therapeutic knowledge and experience to support colleagues across the Group deliver positive outcomes for young people. We will accept nearly Qualified applications.

We are looking for a part time Speech and Language Therapist join our expanding Therapeutic Team to cover our schools in Wolverhampton, Dudley and Draycott.

At Horizon, we live up to our values, and we value our people. We are proud to be one of the most innovative providers of young peoples residential care and education in the UK. Our success means that we are opening new residential homes and schools and making a difference for young people in a variety of new areas as well as continuing to support young people in our established services.

Who are we!

Horizon Care & Education are looking for a creative Speech and Language Therapist to join our passionate team, delivering a comprehensive therapeutic service for children in our care. This role involves providing support and oversight to teams in education.

This is role will be based from the nearest school in your region with an expectation to regularly travel to other sites in your portfolio in accordance to service need. You will conduct assessment and intervention, provide support to teams and be an active part of the wider MDT.

Delivery of training is an important aspect of the role. At Horizon we train all our staff in our Shine Therapeutic model which includes DDPPACE therapeutic parenting.

What youll get to do
Manage your own caseload of schools to provide high levels of support and consultation for operational colleagues
Provide therapeutic advice and guidance to teams to enable them to support young people throughout their journey with Horizon
To be responsible for assessments, goal setting and recommendations for therapeutic support for your own caseload.
To develop, write and regularly reviewupdate therapeutic goals for children and young people in education.
To develop and contribute to the delivery of therapeutic and psychological training to all staff in the organisation as part of the Therapeutic Academy.
Benefit from regular supervision and CPD activities
Benefit from opportunities to participate in service development activities across the Horizon Group

What were looking for from you
HCPC registered.
BSc registered Speech and Language Therapist
Experience of working with Children and Young People or relevant demonstrable transferable skills
We will accept nearly Qualified applications
A desire to support services through embedding therapeutic practice
Experience of teaching, training andor supervision.
Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Ability to work autonomously with the support from individual and peer supervision
Ability to role model behaviours and attitudes in line with organisational values
A sound understanding of Microsoft Office components, including knowledge of Excel, Teams and SharePoint
Full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle

Here are just some of the benefits of working for us:
Friendly, small passionate teams
Rewarding work helping our young people aged 8-18 reach their potential in their daily lives and through their learning
Competitive salary
Mileage allowance
Comprehensive induction programme, highly praised by new recruits
Career advancement pathways and CPD support
Face to face therapeutic training and support for all staff, with extensive training on the PACE model
Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics
Cashback healthcare plan
Employee Assistance Program

If you would like to come and join us on our journey, changing the lives of the children and young people that we care for, then we would like you to get in touch with our recruitment team for an informal conversation!

Horizon Care and Education is committed to quality, equality, and valuing diversity.

This post is subject to satisfactory criminal records check and satisfactory references.



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