The 12-18 month programme enables a small number of selected newly qualified speech and language therapists to gain a breadth of clinical experience across the mainstream primary, secondary and special school settings.
During this challenging period therapists will consolidate and build upon their clinical placement and academic modules in the following areas:
Formal & Informal Assessment
Profiling Communication Needs
Forming Intervention Plans
Working with other professionals e.g. Educational Psychologists & Teachers
Therapists are be provided with weekly supervision for the the first three months and then once per month thereafter. There is also opportunity to attend peer supervision meeting to discuss specific therapy techniques & caseload management.
Graduate speech therapists enter onto a structured pathway to enable sufficient time to transition smoothly through the Newly Qualified Framework to gain certified RCSLT status.
Opportunity is provided for external CPD courses, which are relevant and beneficial to the client groups they work with. Therapists are also actively encouraged to join and attend Special Interest Groups form a project and write articles.
graduate speech therapy jobs
Speech language therapy job description and person specification.
After the closing date the team will consider the applications that have been received and select candidates for interview. If your application is successful, you will be notified via email giving details of the interview arrangements within 4 weeks of the deadline. If you are unsuccessful in being selected for interview you will not receive notification.
Please note that all contracts awarded to the consultant speech therapist are subject to satisfactory completion of the Employment Check Standards & HCPC online register check.