THE OWL CENTRE ACADEMY for NQTs
The Owl Centre Academy provides newly qualified Speech and Language therapists with the opportunity to gain experience in providing therapy to children and young adults whilst being mentored by an experienced therapist. For therapists who successfully complete the programme, there is the opportunity to become an Owl Centre therapist.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
We are looking for newly qualified Speech and Language Therapists with a good degree, who are friendly, personable, confident, self-reliant, eager, and keen to learn. You will also have your own transport.
This scheme is for therapists who are located in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, London, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Worcestershire, or in South Wales.
The programme runs for 12 months, the first 3 months of which is a trial period. You can start at any time of the year, and are paid for the therapy and assessments you undertake. You will receive supervision for at least 1 hour a week for the first 3 months and, after that, for at least 1 hour a month. You will have access to resources, assessments, training, and an online peer support group.
ABOUT THE OWL CENTRE
The Owl Centre was founded in Oxford in 2011 by award winning Speech and Language Therapist and author of the Macmillan series of ‘Small Talk’ speech boosting books, Nicola Lathey. Originally offering Speech and Language Therapy, it developed into a multidisciplinary practice as new and talented therapists joined our team. It now has sites in 18 counties in England and a site in South Wales, and a team of over 70 therapists who are able to pool their expertise.