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01562 882 253

Speech & Language Therapist

Speech & Language Therapist

24 Hours per week/ 52 Weeks per year

£23,023 – £29, 608 (Dependent on qualifications and experience)

Sunfield School and Children’s Home, part of the Ruskin Mill Trust Group is a thriving independent special school and children’s home, set within 58 acres of idyllic parkland and nestled on the slopes of the Clent Hills.

Sunfield provides innovative and experiential education, developed out of the inspiration of Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin and supports young people (6 – 19 years) with complex learning needs, including autism and PDA.  On-site resources include a state-of-the-art sensory integration suite and family accommodation, along with resident carers, teachers, psychologists, therapists and healthcare professionals.

We are now looking to appoint a Speech and Language Therapist to work with specific or small groups of children and young people based on their individual speech and language assessment of support and developmental needs, to support and facilitate their learning, progress and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, with experience of working with children and young people with Special Educational Needs.  Prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate;

  • A patient, caring, compassionate and child-centred approach.
  • Excellent observation skills and the ability to problem solve and think creatively to enable our children and young people to reach their full potential.
  • Emotional intelligence and resilience with the ability to react calmly in challenging situations.

This is a part-time position, working 24 hours per week, full working year.

Although challenging, working at Sunfield is incredibly rewarding and in return we offer competitive salaries and a private pension scheme. In addition staff receive;

  • A comprehensive induction and extensive training and development plan.
  • Free car parking facilities on site.
  • Free lunches.
  • Discounted health care cash plan.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Free employee assistance programme.

For further information and to apply visit www.sunfield.org.uk or contact the HR Team on 01562 882 253 (switchboard).

Alternatively please complete an application form (sorry no CV’s) by “clicking” on the links below, which includes information on how to complete your application form.

 

Access the Sunfield Job Application Form here.

Access the Application Form Guidance here.

Access the Sunfield Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here. 

Access the Job Description here.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both Adults and Children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

 

Sunfield Children’s Home is a registered charity (No. 527522) and an equal opportunities employer. Sunfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.