Speech and Language Therapist
Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here.
Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, with autism and/or a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour which may challenge. Our team of Speech and Language Therapists make a key contribution to our capacity to provide effective person-centred support for our clients.
We are seeking a Speech and Language Therapist to work within a mixed professional team at our Hesley Village Service which is for adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and/or complex needs. This is an exciting opportunity for a therapist looking for either your first post or a new opportunity for learning within this environment where you will support functional communication for our clients. The post would suit someone with an interest and possible previous experience in children’s or adults autism or Learning Disability services who wishes to be able to be involved in further team and service development in this specialist field.
You should be a dynamic therapist willing to demonstrate a commitment to reflective practice and delivering effective and evidenced service initiatives. In return you will receive outstanding Continuing Professional Development opportunities, clinical support and supervision and the opportunity to work and contribute to this evolving area of practice.
For an informal discussion and/or to arrange a visit regarding this opportunity please contact Anna Backhouse (Director of Therapeutic Services) on 01302 866906.
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Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 24 May 2017
Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (Noon) on the closing date may not be processed.
Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.