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Speech and Language Therapists

(Band 6: £30,357 - £42,010 per annum or Band 7: £40,679 - £48,515 per annum)
Location: Across College Hours: Full Time

Closing Date: 21/11/2019


Job Description

You will support our students and pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents and carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with the 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. Band 6 Therapists will be responsible to and supported by the Band 7 equivalent Speech and Language Therapist as well as the Lead for Therapies.

SaLT Band 6 – Job Description and Person Spec

SALT Band 7 – Job Description and Person Spec

Further Information

Why work at Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust?

What makes working at OHC&AT uniquely rewarding is that we are a family of College centres and schools, fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities and we are all passionately committed about putting the students and their individual outcomes at the heart of everything we do. We have locations across London to suit your individual needs. We currently have 4 regional hubs – North West London/Slough, South West London, Sutton and Croydon and Surrey & Sussex.

You will be joining a College with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, and a successful Therapy team that works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff to support our learners in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies.

Due to recent expansion we are looking for Speech and Language Therapists to join us, so whatever your current band we would be delighted to hear from you.  You are welcome to speak to our HR Department for further information prior to application.

Students within Orchard Hill College have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including complex autism; speech, language and communication difficulties and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

Pupils within the OHC&AT have a wide range of speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; learning abilities and additional needs.

We can offer you:

Line management and clinical supervision

A programme of continuing professional development

A supportive team

Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with students with a range of ages and diagnoses within the academy trust

40 days annual leave for full time

Local Government Pension

Application Guidance

For more information or to arrange a visit to meet our students and to see why we are so proud of our work, please contact Shikara Rajballi our Head of Therapy on 0345 402 0453 or 07983589596.

To apply, please download an application form. Please send us your completed application to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date:   5pm on Thursday 21st November 2019

Interview:   w/c 2nd December 2019

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.

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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