Part-Time Speech & Language Therapist, Kildare

About Sensational Kids

Sensational Kids is a national award-winning non-profit organisation serving children, adolescents, and professionals in a progressive, comprehensive, client centred model.

Sensational Kids operates as a child development centre, providing three key offerings for children and their families; accessible & affordable early intervention services for children in need of additional support, a child development and learning store providing a range of skill building toys and therapy products, and professional development training workshops for those working with children with special needs. Collectively, these services are ensuring that the children benefiting from them can improve their skills and maximise their potential.

Our Child Development Centre in Kildare is a modern, well equipped facility with an inspiring team of professionals with whom you will work alongside, advancing your own knowledge and contributing to the field as you learn and grow in your role. Candidates must be motivated, passionate, flexible, and willing to contribute to the growth of our company. Our therapy team are supported with personal CPD budgets and regular clinical supervision. A career at Sensational Kids will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the lives of children and families!

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provision of family-centred speech & language therapy and intervention for children and young people through individualised and group treatment sessions.
  • To act as a member of the Speech & Language Therapy and Multidisciplinary teams in the planning, provision and development of professional quality services.
  • To support, share advice and liaise with our Clinical Team with respect to the delivery of the clinical services
  • To participate in clinical team meetings, case conferences and any other service meetings
  • To ensure that all documentation, including individual clinical records are maintained in a secure, orderly and confidential manner using a computerised clinical records system and to maintain confidentiality in respect to all matters arising from your official duties.
  • Assist with preparation of parent/teacher training and advice sessions
  • Ensuring the maintenance and development of the therapy rooms and therapy equipment, ensuring the health and safety of all equipment is regularly assessed
  • Ensuring the maintenance of professional development and the regular attendance, participation in and contribution to any CPD opportunities.
  • Any other reasonable duties associated with the post of speech & language therapist

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Applicants should have a recognized third level qualification in Speech & Language Therapy
  • Minimum of one year experience that includes working with children with additional needs, in particular working with children with autism spectrum disorders and down syndrome.
  • Successful candidates must be accredited members of the IASLT
  • CORU Registration
  • The successful candidate will be Garda Vetted and references checked
  • Must have use of own car for travel for school visits etc
  • Candidates should be available to start towards the end of February 2019

 

Hours

  • Friday 10am – 6pm
  • Saturday 9am – 4.30pm

This is a part-time permanent post working two days per week on Fridays & Saturdays.

 

Salary

The salary will be dependent on the experience of the successful candidate

 

How To Apply

Please email your letter of application and CV to

Karen Leigh, CEO & Founder, Sensational Kids CLG by email to Karen@sensationalkids.ie by

5pm 21st January 2019

Interviews will be held on 24th January 2019.