We are looking for an experienced Band 6 SLT to join our innovative and agile Children and Young People’s Therapy service, committed to delivering high quality care.
You will be joining our service at an exciting time as we have recently become an integrated OT/PT/SLT Children & Young People’s Therapy Service, so there will be opportunities for joint working with a range of other professionals.
You will be working collaboratively within early years and school settings to provide assessment and therapy to meet the needs of children and young people in West Hertfordshire, namely Watford and surrounding areas. There will also be a rare and exciting opportunity to work with young people aged16 - 25 years at West Herts College, supporting students who have EHCP’s and identified communication difficulties. Currently the caseload at the college is varied, giving excellent opportunities to develop your clinical skills in a range of areas (hearing impairment / ASD / complex needs / AAC).
As part of our 3 tier balanced model of service delivery we are committed to developing the skills of the children and young people’s workforce. You will be involved in the delivery of our high quality training packages for school staff, parents and pre-school settings, often in conjunction with colleagues in education, for example Elklan, SCERTS and PCI.
So, what are the benefits of working for our team?
We have an excellent reputation for the support we provide to new staff. Here’s what some of our new members of staff have said about joining our service:
“HCT is a lovely place to work”
“Induction has been organised with plenty of opportunities to observe and shadow a varied range roles and responsibilities e.g. Play Talk group, initial assessments, home visits and therapy sessions”
“Members of the team were and continue to be, so friendly and supportive”
“I was quickly made to feel included through invites to book groups, socials, and having a buddy assigned to support with non-clinical queries”
Apply now to be part of our friendly and innovative team!
Applicants wanting to work full time or part time will be considered.
A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
Interview - 18th March 2020
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Cathy Gough - 07554 774010