Location: Brainwave North West Centre

Unit 602 Birchwood One Business Park, Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, Warrington WA3 7GB

Salary: £26,000 - £33,000 pro-rata dependent on experience  (based on FTE 37.5 hour working week)

Job Type/hours: 37.5 hours per week (part-time, or job share considered too)

May involve working occasionally in our Scottish satellite clinics and other Centres when the business need arises.

Registration: HCPC and RCSLT registration is essential

Closing Date: The closing date remains flexible, subject to us finding a suitable candidate

Brainwave is a long-established national charity and since 1982 has been providing therapy to children predominantly aged between six 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
  • Other genetic conditions, and children with no formal diagnosis

We are looking to appoint a Specialist 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.

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 Human Resources and Interim Head of Therapy, Su Jenkins - 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.