Two vacancies for Speech and Language Therapists

We are seeking two speech and language therapists to help in the monthly delivery of group sessions for children and young people who have Down syndrome. The sessions are funded by the Big Lottery Fund until December 2017 and based at our centre in Bingley.

Speech and Language Therapist – Sessions

(Two Positions)

We are currently looking for qualified Speech and Language therapists to deliver group interventions to children and young people with Down Syndrome aged between 11 years and adulthood, here at our dedicated centre in Bingley.  We are offering up to 4 one hour sessions per month providing support for speech and language, communication skills and social interaction.

The groups provide an opportunity to work closely with parents/carers providing information and support. You will be expected to research and plan for the groups, taking into account the learning styles of the children or young people.  Training and development is offered at the Centre to develop your skills and experience.

The Speech and Language therapists will work as self-employed practitioners and will be paid £40-£70 per contact hour depending on experience.

This post involves working with children and vulnerable adults so is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and an Enhanced DBS check and Health Professionals Council check will be required.

To apply for the position, please email office@downsyndromebradford.co.uk for an application form and return by email before midday on Friday 19 February 2016. Interviews will take place week commencing 29 February 2016.

For further information, application form or to organise a visit please contact Wendy Uttley, Coordinator, telephone 01274 561308 or email office@downsyndromebradford.co.uk


Opportunity

Published: 10/02/2016
Audience: Speech and language therapists
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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