Location: Brainwave South West Centre

Marsh Lane, Huntworth Gate, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6LQ

Job type / hours: Permanent, 37.5 hours a week

Will involve occasional Saturdays and infrequent working at our satellite clinics

Registration: HCPC and RCSLT registration is essential

Brainwave is a long-established national charity providing therapy to children predominantly aged between 6 months to 12 years.  The children we work with have a range of conditions and diagnoses including cerebral palsy, developmental delay, autism, brain injury, Down syndrome, along with other genetic conditions and children with no formal diagnosis.

We are seeking a newly qualified Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with experience of using a range of interventions and strategies to support the complex communication needs of children with learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning disabilities. An interest in developing knowledge and skills in parent-child interaction approaches, Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) methods (Eye Gaze, switched, PECS, signing etc) is desirable.  HCPC and RCSLT registration is essential. 

The therapist will be joining an expanding multidisciplinary team with the current Speech and Language Therapists, Physiotherapists and Learning Development Specialists to deliver joint assessments and treatment programmes.

For more information, please contact:

Dawn Chance, Centre Manager – email: [email protected] or telephone: 01278 429089

Paula Maestri, Lead Speech and Language Therapist – email: [email protected] or telephone 01278 429089

How to apply:


To apply for a role, please complete the application form and return to [email protected]

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