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Occupational Therapy Team Leader - Linden Lodge School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

(Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Working Pattern: Term Time Only (39 weeks per year)
Required: September 2020

Linden Lodge School an exceptional school with a range of outstanding facilities and resources. We are ambitious for our pupils and want them to receive the highest possible care, support and education.

This is a very exciting time to join our school. Our therapy provision is in the early stages of development with the opportunity to shape its direction and ensure that it offers the highest possible provision to our pupils, families and the staff who support them

The children and young people within the school have a range of sensory impairments, including deaf-blindness and additional needs including physical disability, and complex medical needs. This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about transforming young peoples’ lives, promoting independence and has a desire to develop their career in a Special School setting.

Our ideal candidate will have experience and qualifications of working with students with a range of communication needs and significant, proven leadership and management experience. You'll be leading a team of Occupational Therapists and leading on continual improvements in our Occupational Therapy provision. You need to be an excellent communicator and inspire and motivate both staff, parents and pupils to achieve their best.

We are looking for a highly motivated and expert practitioner.                                         

We can offer you:

  • Personalised induction programme
  • A positive and supportive team within both Senior Leadership and Therapy
  • A staff wellbeing programme which includes:
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free local gym membership
  • End of term staff awards
  • Weekly art and Pilates classes

Linden Lodge School is a very special place to work and staff wellbeing and career progression is very important to us. In addition to our Staff wellbeing programme you will be provided with tailored in-house and external training appropriate to your needs and interests.

School Tour: We would encourage applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable date and time on 0208 7880107 or therapyrecruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the schools website: http://www.lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk/75/staff-vacancies/cat/7/linden-lodge-school

Completed applications should be emailed to: therapyrecruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk  

Closing Date for all applications: 07 July 2020
Shortlisting: 08 July 2020
Interview Date: TBC

Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, an enhanced DBS will be required.

Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Linden Lodge School
61, Princes Way,
Wimbledon Park,
SW19 6JB
Tel: 020 8788 0107
Headteacher: Deborah Rix


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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