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Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

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Job Introduction

HCRG Care Group are currently recruiting for Speech and Language Therapy Assistant to join our dynamic team.  The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service is based at St Martins Hospital working within a range of health and education settings across Bath and North East Somerset.

This is a new role and will involve working flexibly across many aspects of the service, offering a broad range of experiences with children and young people both pre-school and school-age.

Main Responsibility

Working under the guidance of a registered Speech and Language Therapist within the team to assist with providing speech and language therapy support to children and young people in clinics and designated education settings in Bath and North East Somerset. This will include working as part of a team and working independently in settings.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work independently to implement regular intervention, following aims and objectives set by the SLT. These may need to be delivered individually or in small groups and in a wide range of environments, including clinics, preschools and schools.
  • Plan, devise and create activities and resources to meet the aims of the programme of intervention (under guidance from the SLT).
  • Demonstrate speech and language activities to parents/carers,and members of support staff. 
  • Support the speech and language therapy team with developing and maintaining resources. 

The Ideal Candidate

You will have experience of working with children and young people, ideally those with speech, language and communication needs. You will have strong communication skills and organisation skills, and a flexible approach to ensure you deliver positive experiences to children and young people and their families. 

You will need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

To find out more information about our current vacancies and career opportunities, please contact Stuart Cook, Acting Professional Lead, Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service on 0300 2470055 or

Package Description

As a Speech and Language Therapy Assistant, you’ll be part of our valued Children's Speech and Language Therapy team in Bath and North East Somerset.

You will feel valued as a Speech and Language Therapy Assistant within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • Starting salary of £23,100 with group pension 
  • Free tea and coffee at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year 
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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