Career Opportunities in the South West Centre

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist  

Permanent - Part time 22.5 hours/week (3 consecutive days per week).

Salary Band 6/7 equivalent

Closing Date - Thursday 3 May 2018

HCPC and RCSLT registration is essential.

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Job Description Application Form

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We are seeking a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with experience of using a range of interventions and strategies to support complex communication needs of children with learning disabilities and profound and multiple learning disabilities. Formal training or relevant experience of using Parent Child Interaction approaches, Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) methods (Switches, PECS, Eye Gaze, Makaton signing etc.) and knowledge of Dysphagia assessment and treatment and Sensory Integration approach is desirable.


Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

Permanent, Full Time - 37.5 hours per week                                

Salary - £22,000 to £26,000 per annum

Closing Date - Sunday 13 May 2018

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 Job Description Application Form

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Brainwave are looking to recruit an enthusiastic paediatric physiotherapist to join our integrated therapy team based at the South West Brainwave Centre in Bridgwater, Somerset.

The South West therapy team is an integrated Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Educational Therapy department, who work closely to provide a hands on approach for babies, children and teenagers covering a wide geographical area.

This is a great opportunity to assess and treat children with variety of complex backgrounds, but with the luxury of time. We typically see clients over the 1-2 day period so that a joint MDT approach can be achieved.

We have an on-site hydrotherapy pool and you will be expected to lead daily hydrotherapy sessions.

You will receive supervision and get the opportunity to work directly with experienced multidisciplinary team members.

At Brainwave we actively encourage personal development and therefore you will have the opportunity to attend local special interest groups and external training courses.


For an informal discussion about either of the roles above please contact Carl Puzey, Centre Manager 01278 429089.

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