Head of Therapies
Permanent, Full time/part time/term time only
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Do you love leading a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and delivering excellent clinical practise to children and young people in mainstream schools?
Redbridge Education, Access and Inclusion Services have exceptional specialist support services delivering to a wide range of schools and education settings.
We are expanding this central service to include a dedicated school focused Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy service and seeking a Head of Therapies to lead a team to create an innovative, and sustainable service for the most vulnerable children and young people.
As part of this therapy support service within Education and Inclusion, you will work alongside our 50 specialist support teachers, (SEaTSS Specialist Education and Training Support Service)
The well supported role will include opportunities to conduct direct and indirect therapy and train those who work and or live with children and young people with special and additional needs.
Experience in carrying out effective, evidence based, intervention with children and young people including Developmental Language Disorders; Down’s Syndrome; Autism and Selective Mutism.
We’ll provide you with:
- Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
- A supportive team.
- Regular clinical supervision.
- HCPC and RCSLT / RCOT fees paid.
- A competitive salary and pension
Successful candidates can be considered for a Relocation package if required.
All posts are subject to DBS and Right to Work checks
This advert is part of a recruitment partnership between the local authority and its specials schools. Your application may therefore be shared with them unless you specify otherwise.
Bonus is payable at the end of 1 year’s employment and reviewed thereafter
If you would like to have an informal discussion, you can contact Jilul Hoque by email;
Jilul.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone; 07946 678054
Closing date for applications will be 9am Sunday 27th June 2021
Successful applicants will be invited to; Interviews on 8th or 9th July 2021
To apply for this job please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk
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