Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist Band 7-Maternity Cover - Fixed Term of one year

Full-time 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday all year round, or possibility to work term time only

This role will require you to work at our Camberwell Site and Carshalton

FTE £39,099 to £42,879 per annum

40 days holiday to be taken outside term time, Local Government Pension Scheme

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff in our further education provisions and Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust sites.

We provide a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students/pupils across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/severe/and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

We require experienced Speech and Language Therapists to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Music/Arts Therapists) to support our students/pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.

We can offer you:

  • Line management and clinical supervision
  • A programme of continuing professional development
  • Supportive and enthusiastic team
  • Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust
  • The role all year round, but applications for term time only will be considered.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

To apply for this role please send us your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk. Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Please ring Shikara Rajballi if you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion on 0345 402 0453or 07983589596

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Closing date: Sunday 29th April 2018 at 5pm


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Closing date: 29 Apr 2018

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