United Kingdom - UK
Intermediary for Defendants in the Criminal Courts Communicourt offers an outstanding and comprehensive service supplying professionally trained intermediaries to work with defendants in the Criminal Justice System. Due to ever increasing demand for our flagship services we need to recruit one or two more intermediaries to our enthusiastic team. Successful candidates will be able to carry out detailed assessments of a defendant’s communication skills and needs, prepare a report, and be preesnt in the magistrates or crown court to provide communication support for the duration of the trial. We are keen to recruit qualified Speech and Language Therapists who have knowledge/experience of working with adults with Learning Disability, Mental Health, ASD, or acquired communication difficulties, either on student placement or at post grad level. Applications from NQTs welcome provided you have had experience with our client group. You will have skills in formal and informal assessment, simplifying language and explaining complex issues succinctly and clearly. Car owner/driver and willingness to travel across the UK with occasional overnight stays is essential. We are able to offer you: Training in how the court system works, and how to be an outstanding intermediary, Ongoing clinical supervision and support. Excellent admin support In return we ask for enthusiasm, commitment, and teamworking skills. Your contract would be for 6 months initially, with a strong likelihood of extension beyond that period. 38 hours a week, worked flexibly Mon- Friday 7am - 7pm, according to service need. Salary 16,000 p.a. See our website www.communicourt.co.uk "Working with Defendants" for more information, or call us for an informal chat to find out more.
Job Start Date: October 2011

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