Senior/Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist

Job Title: Senior/Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist

Location: Homebased/ Covering South London area

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 per week

Contract: Permanent, term time only


About the Role

We’re looking for a Highly Specialised Speech and Language Therapist to join our expanding team and support us grow our new clinical service across WPA and their education welfare service. This is a wide and varied role ideal for those looking for a new challenge where you can truly have an impact on shaping a service and driving change.

Our Clinical Team maintain a nurturing and loving environment where our children can flourish. Always putting our children and young people at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our children and young people are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

You will hold a speech and language therapy caseload, contribute to staff training, complete clinical consultations and support reflective practice. Both a challenging and rewarding role, this position would suit a resilient and enthusiastic individual, with a therapeutic approach and the ability to make decisions, as well as manage their own workload.

The ideal candidate will hold a masters or doctoral professional qualification and HCPC registration. You’ll need to be resilient and have experience of working in with children and young people with SEN needs. You’ll need to be a good communicator with strong skills in assessment and report writing.

Location: Homebased/Regional – covering across South East London area.

Essential Criteria:

  • Recognised Speech & Language Therapy degree 
  • Valid and up to date HCPC Registration 
  • Registered member of RCSLT 
  • post qualification experience of working as a Therapist within an educational, adult learning disability or complex needs setting  
  • Experience within the specialist client group. (complex communication issues relating to autism, including language disorder sensory impairment, learning disabilities/difficulties and associated challenging behaviour) 
  • Experience of teaching, training and professional and clinical supervision 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, complex, technical and clinically sensitive information to the specific client group, their carers and families and a wide range of professionals outside the service (from OT JD) 
  • Advanced knowledge of models of service delivery and an ability to articulate the value added by the speech and language service within the context of multidisciplinary work.  
  • Good time management and organisational skills  
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle 

 What’s in it for you?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make us the success we are, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be, and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

Job ID:174336

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