Service: Adult Services
Location: Hedleys Horizons, Station Road, Forest Hall, NE12 8YY
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: AFC Band 6 (£32,306.00 - £39,027.00)
Interview Date: TBC
The Percy Hedley Foundation is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. We take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support we provide. We work towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people we support. Our dynamic and flexible service is tailored to the specific needs of the individual, making it easier to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to change.
Hedleys Horizons offers a busy, vibrant and varied environment that supports disabled adults with cerebral palsy, communication and sensory impairments and complex learning needs including those with Autism Spectrum Conditions. We offer a choice of activities that meet peoples' aspirations, needs and preferences, thus offering a very individual programme with support from a highly skilled and dedicated staff team.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist within the Therapy team working in Hedleys Horizons to provide input to a caseload of people with complex speech, language and communication and dysphagia needs.
Speech and Language Therapists within the Horizons service play a vital role in lifelong learning and providing specialist services by supporting service users and their families with specialist interventions such as AAC, Intensive Interaction, Sensory Programmes.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable Speech and Language Therapist to join our team. You would become part of an existing, dedicated team of therapists who strive to deliver best practice at all times. With opportunities to shape a service to meet the ever-changing needs of those we support.
The successful candidate will be based within the Hedley’s Horizons service, with further potential need and opportunity to work within the College service as our therapy team currently provide support across both sites.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Salary and holiday entitlement are reflective of NHS T&Cs.