Speech & Language Therapy (SALT) Team Manager
Location: Ray Lodge office, 91 Ray Lodge Road, Woodford Green, IG8 7PG, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1NN and Redbridge schools.
Temporary Maternity Cover, up to 1 year, Full time
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.
Redbridge Education, Access and Inclusion Services have exceptional specialist support services delivering to a wide range of schools and education settings. We expanded this central service in September 2021 to include a dedicated school focused Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy service. The Redbridge SEND Therapy team are now successfully delivering support to children in Redbridge schools with EHCPS.
We are looking to appoint an experienced SALT team manager to oversee the SALT team as maternity leave cover.
The well supported role will be expected to provide clinical and managerial leadership which inspires, motivates and empowers Therapists in the delivery of excellent service experience for children and young people with special or additional needs.
In addition to supervising and developing the staff reporting to you, you will work with MDT colleagues to further develop services and pathways, keeping the team at the forefront of the latest developments and advancements in therapies provision.
We will provide you with:
- Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
- A supportive management team.
- A competitive salary and pension package
- A range of lifestyle, retail and leisure discounts
- A generous annual leave allowance
- All posts are subject to DBS and Right to Work checks, HCPC membership, and relevant Royal College Membership.
If you would like to have an informal discussion, you can contact Sangita Patel by email;
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All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or beliefs.