Speech & Language Therapist (SEN) - 12 Month FTC

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Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lincoln
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Aug 2020
Closes
23 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Speech and Language Therapist - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract FTC, LN6

At Kisimul Group we aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are looking for a dedicated individual to join the organisation as a Speech and Language Therapist and be a part of our multi-disciplinary team on a 12 month fixed term contract. As part of the Speech and language Therapy team you will make a key contribution to providing effective person-centred positive behaviour support. Our inclusive way of working aims to make sure that our individuals have a voice so that they can be actively involved in all aspects of their education, care and support.

We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the care of the people we support. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care that will truly benefit the people we support.

About the role

This role will be challenging but rewarding, with the opportunity to have a real impact on improving the lives of the people who use our services.

You will provide a service to the children and young people at two of our sites near Lincoln. Your role will involve providing support in both the school and children's homes. There may also be the opportunity to provide support for people within our specialist college near Peterborough. You will work under the supervision of an experienced Speech and Language Therapist to support individuals to develop skills to enable them to become more independent and able to live a lifestyle of their choosing. You will have the opportunity to build long-term relationships with young people and every day you will be able to see the impact that your support has on their learning and quality of life.

About you

You will have a Speech and Language Therapy professional qualification, and a current professional registration with HCPC. This role would be suitable for a newly qualified practitioner.

You will have knowledge of learning disability and/or autism and associated mental health difficulties and will be able to demonstrate a passion for working with this group of people. You will provide support and professional advice to other members of the team and all other stakeholders.

We are seeking a dynamic, resilient and motivated individual who can demonstrate a commitment to an evolving service and delivering effective and evidenced service initiatives.

Benefits

Our schools are located near the university city of Lincoln. Lincoln offers a vibrant city centre and a historic Cathedral Quarter, both offering a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities. The city is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is within easy driving distance of the coast.

We offer:

Excellent clinical supervision, continued professional development, training opportunities and developmental opportunities for clinical and non-clinical duties
Full support from an onsite multidisciplinary team
Regular service meetings
Company pension and life assurance
An annual salary of GBP24,907
40 days annual leave
Free Parking
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Angela Wood on (phone number removed)

About Kisimul Group:

Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour.

Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all.

All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check.

Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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