Current Vacancies

Inclusion Team  Manager
If you are seeking a significant challenge and have a strong track record of delivering or leading teams that provide support services to children and families, delivering within a culture of empowerment and excellence then we want to hear from you.  For an informal conversation about the role please contact Helen Gasparelli, Head of Inclusion on 07534 525213 or Helen.Gasparelli@Cognus.org.uk

If you are interested and would like to be considered for this role, please apply to recruitment@cognus.org.uk with a CV and covering note (of no more than two sides, minimum font size 11) outlining how you meet the person specification. The deadline for receipt is midnight on Sunday 19th July 2020. Candidates are requested to be available on the 28th July 2020 for interview .

 

Post-16 Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – school/ college based
Band 6, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, £33,509.70 – £40,665.78 FTE plus supplements
The Speech Language and Communication Needs Service (SLCNS) is part of Cognus Therapies, a team of speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, teachers, practitioners, SaLTAs and OTAs who have historically supported pupils in Sutton schools and colleges at primary, secondary and POST-16 level, under the title of Sutton Education Services.  Due to an exciting expansion of the team we are seeking enthusiastic therapists to join our friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team. Depending on experience you will have the opportunity to work with learners with SLCN, ALD, SLCN with ASD in local colleges and learning settings. Clinical Supervision, and time for Professional Development are provided. The SLCN Service forms part of the Cognus Limited provision for special educational needs within the London Borough of Sutton.
We have both permanent posts available, term time plus 2-4 weeks or full time. We welcome applications from those wishing to work full or part time and from those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship.
Location: Based at 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, SM5 2JG, but required to work at various settings.
The post will be line-managed by the Cognus Therapies team manager and all posts will receive Clinical Supervision. Full support, training and CPD is provided.
Therapists must have a current registration with HCPC to apply for this vacancy. Own transport an advantage but not essential.
To arrange an informal visit or for more information, please contact Patsy Winkley, Cognus Therapies Team Manager on 07534 526080 or by email: patsy.winkley@cognus.org.uk
An offer of employment is subject to successful completion of recruitment formalities including DBS check at an enhanced level.  These checks must be completed prior to commencement of employment.  Closing date 22 July 2020             Interviews w/b 3 August 2020 or by arrangement.

 

Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist – School Based
Band 6, Specialist Occupational Therapist, £33,509.70 – £40,665.78 FTE plus supplements
Cognus Therapies is a multidisciplinary team of occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, teachers, practitioners, and therapy assistants who support pupils in LB Sutton schools and bases at primary, secondary and POST-16 level. Due to continuing expansion of the team we are seeking enthusiastic therapists to join our friendly and supportive team. You will have the opportunity to either specialise or to work across selected key stages with pupils with OT needs in mainstream education and/or special needs provisions. Clinical Supervision, and time for Continuing Professional Development are provided. We are currently offering Sensory Integration training as part of the job offer. We have permanent posts available, either term time plus 2-4 weeks, or all-year. We also welcome applications from those wishing to work part time and from those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship.
Location: Based at 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, SM5 2JG, but required to work at various settings around the borough.
Therapists must have a current registration with HCPC to apply for this vacancy. Own transport an advantage but not essential. To arrange an informal visit or for more information, please contact Patsy Winkley, Cognus Therapies Team Manager on 07534 526080 or by email: patsy.winkley@cognus.org.uk

An offer of employment is subject to successful completion of recruitment formalities including DBS check at an enhanced level.  These checks must be completed prior to commencement of employment.     Closing date 22nd July 2020     Interviews w/b 3rd August 2020  or by arrangement

 

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist 
Cognus Therapies is a multidisciplinary team of occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, teachers, practitioners and therapy assistants who support pupils in LB Sutton schools and bases at primary, secondary and POST-16 level.
Due to continuing expansion of the team we are seeking enthusiastic therapists to join our friendly and supportive team. You will have the opportunity to either specialise or to work across selected key stages with pupils with SaLT needs in mainstream education and/or special needs provisions. Clinical Supervision, and time for Continuing Professional Development are provided. We have permanent posts available, either term time plus 2-4 weeks, or all-year. We also welcome applications from those wishing to work part time and from those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship.
Location: Based at 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton, SM5 2JG, but required to work at various settings around the borough.
Therapists must have a current registration with HCPC to apply for this vacancy. Own transport an advantage but not essential. To arrange an informal visit or for more information, please contact Patsy Winkley, Cognus Therapies Team Manager on 07534 526080 or by email: patsy.winkley@cognus.org.uk  An offer of employment is subject to successful completion of recruitment formalities including DBS check at an enhanced level.  These checks must be completed prior to commencement of employment.    Closing date 22nd July 2020 ,  Interviews w/b 03rd August 2020 or by arrangement.

Casual-Music-Tutor – To apply, please send a copy of your CV along with the Application Form to the email address below.  We are especially interested in brass, string, guitar and vocal specialists, as well as choir leaders and accompanists

If you would like to apply for any of our vacancies, or if you would like to register your interest with us, please email your CV and a supporting statement to recruitment@cognus.org.uk

 

Sutton Music Service Academy Steward Salary: £7.50 p/hr
Hours: 4pm- 7:30pm Wednesday, 9am-1pm Saturdays for ten weeks per term
Start date: Wednesday 16th September

Sutton Music Service are looking for a Steward for our Wednesday and Saturday Music Academy. We need someone to be the welcoming face of the Music Service as children and young people arrive Cheam Park Farm School for their lessons and rehearsals.  You would be responsible for the general running of the Academy, dealing with general enquiries and showing new students where they need to go. Our Academies run from 4:35-7:30pm on Wednesdays and 9am-1pm on Saturdays for ten weeks per term, and we are looking for someone who is able to commit to those hours (must be available half an hour before every Academy for set up) throughout the academic year.

A love of music is a must!

Please apply by sending a copy of your CV and a cover letter stating why you would be suitable to the role to recruitment@cognus.org.uk by 5pm Friday 28th August 2020.