Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist - Band 6

Location Reading
Job type Contract
Salary £25 per hour
Contact Ross Welton
Call Ross
Reference 167788

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 6 Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist to work full-time based in Reading.

The pay rate for this locum Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist job is £25 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.

Requirements of the Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Speech and Language Therapist
  • HCPC registered as a Therapist
  • Experience of working in Paediatrics
  • Experience of working in mainstream and special schools to carry out assessment of Speech, language, and communication needs
  • Ability to write SMART goals and provide advice and recommendations based on the needs of the child and their family/carers
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports for the EHCP process to tight 6-week deadlines
  • Ability to write concise therapy plans with clear outcomes and relevant activity programmes
  • Self motivated and autonomous worker who can manage their own time and diary to meet the needs of the service
  • Knowledge of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) desirable
  • Knowledge of supporting children with special educational needs and additional needs essential, including children who are verbal and non-verbal
  • Previous experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team and carrying out joint visits/assessment with other AHP’s essential
  • Experience of carrying out standardised and non-standardised assessments for this client group
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of talking to families and the wider MDT
  • Car driver – essential

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive speech and language therapy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist job is advertised by Ross Welton; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.