Specialist Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist (North West) Location: Brainwave North West Centre Unit 602 Birchwood One Business Park, Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, Warrington, WA3 7GB Salary: up to £33,000 p/a pro rata - depending on experience Job Type/hours: Permanent – Full -time – (37.5 hours per week) / Part-time will be considered. May involve working occasionally in our Scottish satellite clinics. Registration: HCPC and RCSLT registration is essential Closing Date: 31 August 2019 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’s syndrome, along with other genetic conditions and children with no formal diagnosis. 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. The therapist will be joining an expanding multidisciplinary team. For an informal discussion please contact: North West Centre Manager, Nadia Slaouti - email: [email protected]; Clinical Lead, Paula Maestri - email: [email protected] or Head of Therapy, Carl Puzey - email: [email protected] or telephone: 01278 429089 How to apply: INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS APPLICATION FORM 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.