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Role Description

Speech and Language Therapist

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Salary: up to £29,400 ( 18.5 hours per week) + Benefits

Location: Heather House, Tadley, RG26

Hours: part time, 18.5 hours per week 

28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service)
Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants, and activities, plus eligibility for Blue Light Card discounts

Please see below SeeAbility's extensive benefits and reward package

Heather House provides support for  young adults with a range of disabilities. We specialise in supporting and assisting people with sight loss and offer individual personalised support in our Nursing  Home throughout the Tadley area. We aim to excel as a specialist provider of quality care and support, ensuring the people we support are at the heart of everything we do.

We require an experienced Speech and Language therapist who has knowledge and experience of supporting individuals with Dysphagia, complex communication, disabilities and sight loss. You must hold a professional qualification and be registered with HCPC and RCSLT.

The main purpose of your role will be to:

  • Carry out assessments, diagnosis and therapy for the individuals that we support
  • Training and advice for the staff team to enhance each person’s quality of life.
  • Ensuring all documentation for the individuals that we support is up to date, accurate and evidenced based
  • To liaise with families and other professionals within the service and the organisation with regards to Speech and Language therapy needs


  • Provide support and information to the people we support and their families.
  • Interact effectively on a professional level with colleagues, and seek to establish and maintain productive relationships with all.

Essential requirements:

  • Degree in Speech and Language Therapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Membership of The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.
  • Be fully trained in the assessment and treatment of eating and swallowing difficulties,(dysphagia)

  • Awareness of RCSLT Dysphagia Training & Competency Framework- and be at, or working towards level C
About us 

Registered as The Royal School for the Blind, SeeAbility is one of the oldest disability charities in the UK and has pioneered specialist support for over 220 years.

We specialise in supporting people who have learning disabilities or autism, who may also have sight loss, to live ambitious lives and achieve things they never thought possible. Whether that is forming more friendships and relationships, enjoying new experiences and activities or finding employment.

Training and Development

At SeeAbility, we fully support your training and development. You will start with an extensive Induction programme and throughout your probationary period you will be equipped with face-to-face training, e-learning and guidance to support you whilst in your new role.

Your continued development is important to us, therefore, SeeAbility offer the means to progress your career, your way! You will learn and be supported in your role, and have the opportunity achieve professional qualifications - Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5, which are funded by SeeAbility!
Our Benefits

Your extraordinary opportunities

  • Leadership development academy and talent programme for the next steps in your career
  • Fully paid essential training
  • Funded professional qualifications – Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5 available
  • Annual excellence awards
  • Long service awards and recognition
  • Quarterly 1:1’s: Opportunity to discuss your progress and your future

Your work-life balance

  • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service)
  • Life events: Time off when you need it most
  • Flexible Working: We are up for anything that works for your team and the wider organisation

Your money goes further

  • Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities
  • Eligible for Blue Light Card discounts
  • Save 10% on monthly bus travel
  • Pay reviews and commitment to pay competitive rates
  • Employer contributory pension scheme: Support and tools to help you make the right decisions about your future
  • Refer a friend and receive £600
  • Paid DBS and renewals
  • Season ticket loans
  • Discounted mobile phone options

Your wellbeing counts

  • Life assurance of 2x annual salary
  • Free 24/7 employee assistance programme for advice and support
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Discounted Gym Membership