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01562 882 253

Part Time Permanent Speech and Language Therapist

Sunfield School, Clent (nr Stourbridge), West Midlands.

Working hours: 16 hours per week (flexibility can be provided regarding hours and days worked)

Pay scale: Band 5/6 equivalent:  Agenda for change scale points: 16-21

Sunfield School is a residential special school supporting children and young people aged 6-19 with complex needs, including Autism, to experience life to its full potential.

The Psychology and Therapies department are seeking a passionate and confident Speech and Language Therapist to join their multi-disciplinary team (MDT), who work alongside the Educational and Care staff to provide consistent and highly specialist care.

You will have experience of working with children and young people with complex needs, including Autism and behavioural needs (this experience doesn’t necessarily have to have been as a Speech and Language Therapist).  The main responsibilities will be to work as part of the Speech and Language Therapy Team and to plan and deliver efficient speech and language service for residential and day students.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Recognised qualification in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Member of the Royal Collage of Speech and Language Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Experience orKnowledge of PECS, other AAC  methods, Signalong, TEACCH and Intensive Interaction  etc
  • A minimum of 6 months experience of working with children/young people with complex learning needs including Autism (in some capacity)
  • Experience in managing challenging behaviours
  • Experience in MDT working

To apply for this role, please send your full C.V and our Recruitment Officer; Rebecca Parkin will contact you for an informal chat.

Closing date:     10 March 2017

Sunfield is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure by Criminal Records Bureau prior to commencement in post.


Access the Sunfield Job Application Form here.

Access the Application Form Guidance here.

Access the Sunfield Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here. 

If you have any queries, please email or call 01562 881348.