Vacancies

Part Time Speech & Language Therapist
Pay scale pt. 24-28 £28,672 - £32,234 (per annum, pro rata)

3 days per week term time (2 days permanent, 1 day under funding review July 2021)
(plus one week learning and development)

The William Henry Smith School is a non-maintained residential special school for boys aged 5-19 experiencing complex Social, Emotional, and Mental Health challenges (SEMH). Our students have a breadth of special educational needs, including learning difficulty and disability. We are a not for profit charitable organisation providing ‘Ofsted Outstanding’ education, therapy and care. Our vision is to ensure opportunities for success are provided through a diverse programme of bespoke individual learning pathways and life skills across the 24 hour curriculum which serve to develop resilience and skills for life-long learning, happiness and an improved quality of life. The school has a strong ethos and culture, built upon firm foundations that underpins all our work on improving quality of life outcomes for our students and their families, through our strong focus on keyworking, developing relationships with students and partnerships with parents and carers.

We are currently seeking a qualified (HCPC, RCSLT) and experienced Speech and Language Therapist to join the well-established, multi-disciplinary therapy team at the William Henry Smith School.  The team provides long-term therapy to the school's students, experiencing social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The role includes facilitating individual and group speech and language therapy, case management, development of support packages, liaison with internal staff and external agencies, as well as elements of training. The successful candidate will be passionate about their discipline, innovative and committed to continuing professional development. The ability to work autonomously and yet be able to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team is essential. Applicants should possess excellent organisational and communication skills. Applicants should have 5 years post-qualification experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist. (Click HERE to view full advert)

For further information on this post please contact Sonia Stewart, HR at the following email address: Sonia.stewart@whsschool.org.uk.

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Job Description & Personal Specification

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 31st January 2021
Proposed interview date: Week commencing Monday, 8th February 2021

Systemic Family Therapist

Pay scale NJC pt. 24-30 £28,672 - £33,782 per annum

The William Henry Smith School is a non-maintained residential special school for boys aged 5-19 experiencing complex Social, Emotional, and Mental Health challenges (SEMH). Our students have a breadth of special educational needs, including learning difficulty and disability. We are a not for profit charitable organisation providing ‘Ofsted Outstanding’ education, therapy and care. Our vision is to ensure opportunities for success are provided through a diverse programme of bespoke individual learning pathways and life skills across the 24 hour curriculum which serve to develop resilience and skills for life-long learning, happiness and an improved quality of life. The school has a strong ethos and culture, built upon firm foundations that underpins all our work on improving quality of life outcomes for our students and their families, through our strong focus on keyworking, developing relationships with students and partnerships with parents and carers.

We are currently seeking a qualified and accredited (UKCP, BACP, HCPC) Systemic Family Therapist to join the well-established, multi-disciplinary therapy team at the William Henry Smith School.  The team provides long-term therapy to the school's students, experiencing developmental & complex trauma. The role includes facilitating individual and family systemic work, therapeutic support, case management, development of support packages, liaison with internal staff and external agencies, as well as elements of training. The successful candidate will be passionate about their discipline, innovative and committed to continuing professional development. The ability to work autonomously and yet be able to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team is essential. Applicants should possess excellent organisational and communication skills. There is a whole school expectation that all staff play an integral part in our keyworking structure which is embedded within our quality of life values and ethos.

For further information on this post please contact Sonia Stewart, HR at the following email address: Sonia.stewart@whsschool.org.uk.

Click to download an Application Form
Job Description & Personal Specification

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 31st January 2021
Proposed interview date: Week commencing Monday, 8th February 2021