Paediatric Speech & Language Therapists

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapists

Sensational Kids is recruiting Paediatric Speech & Language Therapists to join our amazing team and community at Sensational Kids Child Development Centres across Ireland.


  • Kildare Town, Kildare
  • Claremorris, Mayo
  • Clones, Monaghan
  • Clonakilty, West Cork


About Sensational Kids

Sensational Kids is an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to making a difference to the lives of children and families.

Sensational Kids is Ireland’s premier national non-profit clinic for children with neurodevelopmental related needs with Child Development Centres located in every province in Ireland in Kildare, Mayo, Monaghan, and West Cork, providing a range of therapeutic supports for children of all abilities.


Speech & Language Therapist Job Responsibilities:

  • Provision of family-centred therapy including occupational therapy assessment and intervention for children and young people through individualised and group treatment sessions, mostly as a clinic based service and occasionally in community settings
  • The provision of teletherapy to these children and their families where appropriate
  • 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 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 the 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.
  • Assist with service development
  • Occasional provision of training workshops for parents and teachers
  • Contributing to any promotional work for service development and media communications
  • Any other reasonable duties associated with the post of a Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist
  • You will report directly to the Clinical Services Manager at Sensational Kids


Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Speech & Language Therapy and validation of that qualification to work in Ireland
  • Ideally a minimum of 1+ years post qualification experience in paediatric occupational therapy that includes working with children with additional needs, in particular working with children with autism spectrum disorders and down syndrome. New and recently qualified therapists are welcome to apply.
  • Successful candidates must be accredited members of the IASLT
  • CORU Registration is essential
  • The successful candidate will be Garda Vetted and references checked
  • Must have use of own car for travel for school visits etc
  • A passion for paediatric speech and language therapy and a willingness to learn and grow in the role



Full Time: Full-time posts work five days per week (35 hours) with flexible working hours options to choose your own hours

Part Time: We are always interested from hearing from therapists who are looking for part-time positions


Term of Employment

Full time and part time, permanent posts



  • Passionate work environment
  • Personal development plans
  • A competitive permanent salaried role with regular salary reviews
  • Free onsite parking
  • Investment into Annual CPD
  • A Health Cash Plan which can reimburse you up to 100% for a wide range of health care costs for you, your spouse/partner and any of your children under 21 living at home as well as personal accident cover. It also includes a free GP Advice Line, Virtual Doctor, Private Prescription Service, Counselling Service, Medical Information and Legal Advice.
  • Birthday Bonus Day Off
  • Employee Link Day
  • Employee Assistance Program which offers our employees support across a wide range of areas including:
    • A free, confidential counselling & wellbeing support service that provides counselling support to you, your partner or spouse, & dependent children over 16 still living at home of up to 8 sessions of virtual (phone or video), or in person counselling per year
    • Digital fitness programmes
    • Nutrition guides and recipes
    • eLearning across multiple wellbeing topics
    • Self-guided meditation programme (BeCalm)
    • Wellbeing Podcasts (SoundSpace)


Professional & Personal Development

At Sensational Kids we love to develop remarkable people and support our team to be the best therapists they can be.

  • Avail of personal and group CPD budgets for training and mentoring.
  • Benefit from regular peer mentoring and reflective supervision to share with and learn from members of our child development team
  • Support from our clinical governance committee
  • Support and mentoring from our experienced Clinical Services Manager
  • Receive regular individual clinical supervision
  • Avail of our company well-being events and initiatives
  • Attend our own training workshops at no cost to you



  • Work and play in our amazing sensory motor gyms which are loaded with the best sensory motor equipment where the emphasis is on fun, fun, fun!
  • Your own individual therapy room that’s loaded with amazing toys and resources from our shop
  • Your room is equipped with your own IT with cloud based clinical management software.
  • Messaging software so that you can easily collaborate with any team member in any of our centres around Ireland


Annual Leave

Competitive annual leave package


Systems & Operations

Well developed systems and operational procedures (and induction program) to support easy, efficient and high quality service delivery.

Our amazing admin support team perform all appointment scheduling, billing, and provide support for scanning documents leaving therapists free to do what they enjoy most – delivering high quality care.


Faster Work Permit Processing

We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from speech and language therapists who have qualified and gained experience in other countries. We have Trusted Partnership Status for Employment Permit applications with the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment under the Trusted Partner Initiative. Please note that CORU registration is also necessary.


How To Apply

Do you want to join our team? Just send your CV and letter of application now to Dana Katz Murphy, Clinical Services Manager, outlining why you want to join our team and which location you are applying for. By Email:


Sensational Kids is an equal opportunities employer