Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist Band 7

(Therapy Band 7 Scale 15 – 18, £39,881 to £43,737 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance.)
Location: This role will require you to work mainly at Hillingdon but may also require to cover other sites Hours: Full-time 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday all year round, or possibility to work term time only

Closing Date: 11/12/2018

Job Description

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. This particular role will be based in our centre in Hillingdon, Wyvern House.

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.

Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification – SALT Band 7 JD PS FI Nov 2018

Person Specification

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.

Further Information

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust provides a non-residential, stimulating learning environment for students across a wide range of diagnoses including moderate/ severe/ and profound learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, mental health and additional diagnoses.

We can offer you:

  1. 40 days holiday to be taken outside of Term Time
  2. Local Government Pension Scheme
  3. Line management and clinical supervision
  4. A programme of continuing professional development
  5. Supportive team
  6. Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students/children with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please visit and download an application form. To apply, please send your completed application form to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion please ring Shikara Rajballi (Therapy Lead) on 07983589596 or Elisavet (Lisa) Lazaridou (SaLT) 0345 402 0453 Ext 7411/7626.

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 for applications: 5 p.m. Tuesday 11th December 2018

Interview Date: w/c Monday 17th December 2018

Note – 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.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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