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Job Title:         Senior Speech and Language Therapist

Location:         Upton Grange School, South East

Salary:             Up to £53,200 per annum, dependent on experience plus £3000 Welcome Bonus

Hours:              37.5 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Contract:        Permanent, 52 weeks 

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Speech and Language Therapist to join our in-house Clinical Team at Upton Grange School based in the South East. Working collaboratively, you will deliver bespoke assessment and intervention plans for our students with developmental trauma, autism, ADHD, complex and SEMH needs. 

You will be responsible for holding the speech and language therapy caseload at Upton Grange School. With the full support of our well-established and knowledgeable Clinical network and growing Clinical Team, you will also contribute to staff training, consultation. Both a challenging and rewarding role, this position would suit a resilient and enthusiastic individual, with a therapeutic approach and the ability to make decisions, as well as manage their own workload. This is an exciting and innovative time for Upton Grange School so please get in touch to find out more.

Working within overall framework of the service policies and procedures, you will be supporting the integration of the specific service in the day to day running of each provision i.e., standardised assessments and clinical services. A key aspect of the role will be to deliver the wellbeing and clinical rainbow strategy at a universal and enhanced specialist level to support our wider teams in meeting our students’ needs in line with set Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Our well-established Clinical Team, maintain a nurturing environment where our students can flourish, always putting them at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our students are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible. With this in mind, we are looking for a Senior Speech and Language Therapist who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.

Location: Upton Grange School, South East 

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education and care. We are a vital part of local communities in England, Scotland and Wales with a renowned reputation for quality and positive outcomes for the people we educate and care for.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Our divisional brands include Acorn Education and Options Autism.

For more information on the group please visit: https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/

Essential Criteria:

  • Recognised Speech & Language Therapy degree
  • Valid and up to date HCPC Registration
  • Registered member of RCSLT
  • Previous experience of paid or voluntary work within a trauma or complex needs setting
  • Clear and concise report writing relating to clinical and research activities.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience within the specialist client group. (complex communication issues relating to autism, including language disorder, dyspraxia, sensory impairment, learning disabilities/difficulties and associated challenging behaviour)
  • Experience of multi-professional work with teams or services within the designated specialty preferred.

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact: recruitment@ofgl.co.uk

Why work for us?

Alongside working with a network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection and practice development, Outcomes First Group offer an array of flexible benefit options


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement 
  • Life Assurance
    Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • Work 4 days, be paid for 5 *T&C's apply – following  successful completion of the probation period

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the students in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job ID: 241595



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