Closing Date: 31st January 2014
Location: Percy Hedley College
Salary: PHF Educational Therapy Scale - £23,825 - £31,768
Percy Hedley College, situated in Jesmond, is a college for students aged 18-25 who have learning difficulties and physical disabilities. We offer students an educational programme designed to enhance independence and employability skills supported by a Specialist Therapy Team.
Speech and Language Therapist - Band 6
PHF Educational Therapy Scale to reflect college holidays - £23,825 - £31,768
We require a qualified and HPC registered speech and language therapist with at least two year's general experience and a post graduate dysphagia qualification to provide input to a caseload of students with complex communication, physical and learning difficulties. The focus is on a combination of individual and small group sessions and the role will involve close working with specialist tutors and support staff as well as the occupational and physiotherapy team also on site. There are opportunities for CPD and clinical supervision. The post holder will be required to carry out initial, baseline and on-going assessments to meet students' needs and supervise an Assistant.
Training and clinical supervision will be provided to support working in an educational environment from the PHF Head of Speech & Language.
Applicants for positions within the Foundation who have not been contacted within one month of the positions closing date may assume their application has been unsuccessful. The Percy Hedley Foundation is a Registered Charity and an Equal Opportunities employer.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Unless otherwise stated, all posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.
Applicants for positions within the Foundation who have not been contacted within one month of the positions closing date may assume their application has been unsuccessful.
The Percy Hedley Foundation is a Registered Charity and an Equal Opportunities employer.
The Percy Hedley Foundation
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: (0191) 238 1301