Speech and Language Therapist

Our team at The Chelsea Psychology Clinic (TCPC) is comprised of many experienced psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, and other health professionals. We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced RCSLT registered Speech and Language Therapist to work within our Neurodevelopmental and Child, Young Person and Family Pathways.

Job Title: Speech and Language Therapist

Salary: £55,000 pro rata

Hours: Part-time 1-2 days (0.2-0.4 FTE)

Annual leave: 27 days + bank holidays (pro rata)

Benefits: Health insurance and CPD opportunities

Contract: Permanent (subject to probationary period)

Accountable to: Head of Clinical Services and Child, Young Person, and Family Pathway Lead

CRB Check: Enhanced Level of Disclosure

Location: Central London

Purpose of the job:

As a Speech and Language Therapist with The Chelsea Psychology Clinic, you will have a unique opportunity to lead the development and delivery of a new SLT service within a multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychotherapists, nurses, psychiatrists, and nutritionists to meet the needs of the complex client group. Working as part of this team within both the Neurodevelopmental Pathway and Child, Young Person and Family Pathway, you will use expert skills to provide evidence-based Speech & Language Therapy assessment and intervention to: Children and young people with Autism and/or comorbid mental health difficulties and/or learning disabilities

Key tasks

  • To assess the speech, language and communication needs of clients referred to the clinic.
  • To develop and implement Speech and Language Therapy treatment/intervention.
  • To support and play an active role in the diagnostic assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder and comorbid mental health disorders according to NICE guidelines.
  • To provide ASD specialist ongoing support to clients referred following a neurodevelopmental assessment.
  • To produce reports regarding patients’ needs and summarise proposed care and management plans within agreed timescales.
  • To contribute to the development of the clinic’s SLT service as appropriate.
  • To attend relevant meetings and events as requested by Team leads.
  • To share information with clients and colleagues, observing data protection guidelines.
  • To attend relevant training and development in order to maintain skills and knowledge required of a therapist working in the field and maintain up to date HCPC and RCSLT registration.


  • Degree in Speech Pathology
  • Registered with the HCPC and RCSLT
  • 3+ minimum post qualification experience
  • Experience in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health conditions
  • ADOS-2 or ADI-R training preferred
  • Experience in service or pathway development in care settings
  • Strong passion for working with additional needs children
  • High-level written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills with parents and colleagues
  • Ensure effective and timely communication at all levels (with patients, families, the MDT and external agencies)

If you are interested in finding out more, please apply via the web form or email recruitment@thechelseapsychologyclinic.com and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch to discuss further.

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Athena Lazaridou

Athena is a Pilates instructor with 8 years’ experience in the field. After completing a Power Pilates Mat Certification in Athens, she went on to complete the Full Comprehensive Classical Pilates Certification with Equinox in Kensington.  She has been teaching Pilates at Equinox for the past 6 years in addition to her own private clients who she trains both face to face and virtually.

Athena has a passion for helping people get stronger and fitter as well as helping those recovering from injury regain their strength and mobility.  Over the years, she has worked with athletes to incorporate Pilates into their training and improve performance. Athena has also worked with prenatal and postnatal women who may be experiencing depression or other mental health difficulties and used Pilates to facilitate a positive impact on their mental health.

Athena is very passionate about improving physical and mental well-being and has recently incorporated Sound Healing into her work, as she believes it to be one of the best ways of ‘letting go’ and releasing stale energy whilst increasing greater self-awareness.