Speech and Language Therapy Assistant – Purbeck View School

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant - Purbech View School


Northbrook Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1PR


£19,500 per annum


Full time: 40 hours working term time across 52 weeks of the year



The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Speech and Language Therapy Assistant.



Purbeck View School is a 38 and 52-week mixed-gender residential school for students aged 7-19 with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, and associated difficulties. Day provision is available for students who live close by.



Job Role


We are looking for an enthusiastic and interested individual to work as part of the Speech and Language Therapy team and be based at Purbeck View School. This post will combine clinical and administrative support roles: you will be working directly with individual students or groups to deliver therapy programmes, under the direction of a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT), supporting SLTs in assessment of resident’s communication skills, reporting on students progress, providing support with resources for individuals and contributing to the development of the Inclusive Communication Environment. You will receive regular supervision and, as part of the Cambian SLT service, be eligible for training.



Candidate Profile


It is essential that the successful candidate has an interest in communication and has worked with young people with autism, severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour and experience of complex needs would be an advantage. Basic IT skills and the ability to work flexibly and collaboratively as part of a team for all aspects of this post are essential.


Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.


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