Newly Qualified Speech & Language Therapist - Autism School

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
£ 24,000 - 25,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
29 Jun 2020
29 Jul 2020

Job Description

Newly Qualified Speech & Language Therapist - Autism School


Salary: £24,907 per annum



Compass Associates are excited to be working with a specialist provider of children's residential and education services to recruit a newly qualified Speech & Language Therapist on a full time, permanent basis.


You would be based at a specialist residential school for children aged 8-19 who have learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and challenging behaviours. Some of the children have sensory difficulties and many have complex communication needs due to being non-verbal, requiring alternative methods of communication such as Makaton, PEC and BSL. You will be closely supported by a Senior Speech & Language Therapist, Speech and Language Therapy Assistants, Assistant Educational Psychologists, Lead Educational Psychologist, Activity Leader, Occupational Therapists, Music Therapist and Teaching/Care Staff. Your role will involve carrying out thorough assessments, formulating therapy plans and delivering 1:1 and group therapy sessions.


Commutable from: Lincoln, Newark, Sleaford, Market Rasen, Wragby, Welton, Louth, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Gainsborough, Horncastle, Grantham, Nottingham, Mansfield, Worksop, Ollerton and nearby towns.



40 days annual leave

Mileage expensed

Clinical supervision

Free parking

Regular therapy team meetings

Company pension

CPD and further training opportunities



The successful candidate must have:

A degree in Speech and Language Therapy

HCPC registration

Keen interest in working with children who have autism, learning disabilities and associated mental health conditions and/or challenging behaviours

Further training in Makaton or BSL (desirable)


Interview Process

Informal chat followed by a video interview with the Senior SALT and Educational Support Manager.


Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Lynette Robb directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply   



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer a £200 John Lewis voucher for each successful recommendation.        


Compass Associates, established in 2009, is an award-winning, UK specialist Health and Social Care Recruitment Consultancy providing tailored, high quality recruitment solutions for all permanent assignments.   

Ref: LR/HQ00030638

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