Are you looking for flexible, part time working to support work/life balance, or to develop your professional skills in an autism specific environment?

We are looking to recruit a part-time qualified HCPC-registered Speech and Language Therapist, to join our team of Speech and Language Therapists, manage a clinical caseload of autistic young people with complex needs, aged 5-25.

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Key job information:


Salary ranging from £27,000 to £38,000 FTE , pro rata depending on experience


19 hours per week with flexibility on number of days worked

Contract type: Permanent - part time

Job description

The role of Speech & Language Therapist

We are looking to recruit a part-time qualified HCPC-registered Speech and Language Therapist, to join our team of Speech and Language Therapists, to manage a clinical caseload of young people with autism and complex needs, aged 5-25.

You will:

  • have experience of using clinical reasoning skills for both assessment and intervention planning (either on student placements or previous SALT role).
  • be self-motivated and an autonomous worker who can manage their own time and diary to meet the needs of our young people.
  • have knowledge of supporting young people with complex Special Educational Needs. Ideally, this includes experience working in an education and/or residential setting.
  • have excellent communication skills.
  • As part of your role, you will work within the Prior’s Court Multi-Disciplinary Team (Teachers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Positive Behaviour Support Team, Nurses, and Wellbeing staff) in ensuring consistency of approach. In doing so, you will set and contribute to the goals of each young person. You will also be involved in the development and implementation of training packages (for both professionals and family/carers) in identified communication approaches.
  • You will be involved in developing and delivering input through use of the Prior’s Court Communication Area of Learning and the Prior Approach, which focuses on the development of functional communication skills to enable our young people to live healthy, happy, independent lives after leaving Prior’s Court.

For the full list of responsibilities, please see the job description

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    We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job. Find out more about the benefits we offer.


    • To be successful in this role you will be required to hold the following: Speech & Language Therapy Qualification and HCPC registered.

    How to apply

    Read through the application documents below, then complete an application form. A member of the recruitment team will be in touch with you within three working days. You can read about our application process in detail here.

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    Contact us about this role

    t: 01635 247202
    e: [email protected]

    All positions at Prior's Court are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    Prior’s Court is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek and embrace differences in thinking, experience, ethnicity, age, gender, faith, personalities and styles.

    The different skills, experiences and backgrounds our employees bring to their roles create a workforce as diverse and individual as the young people we support and makes Prior’s Court a special place to work.

    We strive for an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, engaged and supported to make a difference.

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