Vacancy Details

Speech and Language Therapist - newly qualified (band 5 equivalent)

Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
£24,844 – £25,672 per annum + benefits
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Speech and Language Therapist (Band 5 equivalent)

Starting salary: £24,844 – £25,672 per annum + benefits

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Type: Permanent, 52 weeks

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We have an opportunity for a talented Speech and Language Therapist to provide a service for our children and young people. The role will support staff to ensure a high level of proficiency in issues related to communication, and deliver services as part of a multidisciplinary team.


  • Previous experience of assessment and delivery of therapy for communication skills with this client group
  • Post Basic Dysphagia Qualification preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of AAC
  • Recognised Speech and Language Therapy qualification
  • Registered member of Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council

This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist to join our specialist team and make a real difference.  The advertised salary is the starting salary and the role is equivalent to Band 5.

What are the benefits?

Good career development opportunities and excellent working environment facilities in addition to all of the following:

Pension scheme, on site gyms (indoor and outdoor), employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care and grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!

Who are we?

Seashell Trust is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK.We provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, at our residential school and college and through our short breaks services.

We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities.Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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