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It doesn’t have to be! Have a better work/life balance and come and work for Outcomes First Group!

Job title:           Speech and Language Therapist

Location:          Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (within one hours commute of Newquay airport)

Hours:              37.5 hours per week

Contract:          Permanent – Term time only

Salary:              Up to £53,200, pro rata, DOE  

Essential:         Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle required

About the role

We understand the value of helping our employees to achieve their Continued Professional Development goals and offer a £2,000 training allowance to allow you to complete role specific training tailored to your individual requirements.

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist to join our in-house Clinical Team, this includes occupational therapy and psychotherapy. You will deliver bespoke assessment and intervention plans for the people we support.

You will be responsible for holding a speech and language therapy caseload and with the full support of our knowledgeable Clinical Team, you will also contribute to staff training and consultation. Both a challenging and rewarding role, this position would suit a resilient and enthusiastic individual, with a creative therapeutic approach and the ability to make decisions, as well as manage their own workload. In addition, you will provide information and training to staff, commissioners and other agencies as required.

Our Clinical Teams help maintain a person centered, empowering approach always putting the people we support at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and the people we support are heard, respected, and involved in decisions that affect them.

We strive for excellence, which is why we are one of the leading service provider in the UK.  With this in mind, we are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist who shares our vision to use innovative approaches to enhance the quality of life of the people in our care.

Location: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (within one hours commute of Newquay airport)

About the Group

Outcomes First Group is the largest independent provider of special needs education. 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 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:

  • BSc in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Registered with the HCPC and RCSLT
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working with adults who have an intellectual disability and/or autism with additional needs (e.g. complex trauma, mental health needs, behaviours of concern)
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle required
  • Experience of working within school environments

What’s in it for you?

You will be working with an ambitious and driven service that’s really going places, supported by an exceptional team of likeminded individuals who are keen to learn from you. You will have the resources and time to implement your strategic vision for therapies as this role will be key to the development of the service. This is an opportunity to enrich the lives of the adults we support and make a positive difference, in a role where you have autonomy.

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make Outcomes First Group the success it is, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.

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 or Kate Boot, Clinical Locality Lead, Kate.Boot@enhancedlearningservices.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
  • up to £2000 to spend on CPD
  • 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 people 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 people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS.

Job ID 243505


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