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Occupational Therapy Team Leader - Linden Lodge School

The Role


(Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist)

37.5 hours per week

Full-time, Part-time and Term-time only considered

Required: ASAP


Are you looking for an opportunity to lead and shape a ground breaking Occupational Therapy provision?


This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a supportive and highly motivated team to create a child centred occupational therapy service planned to deliver the best outcomes for sensory impaired children.


Our ideal candidate will have experience working with students with a range of needs as well as significant, proven leadership and management experience. You will be managing a team of Occupational Therapists and leading on continuous improvements within our occupational therapy provision. You need to be an excellent communicator, able inspire and motivate staff and build strong working relationships with both students and their families to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes.


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.


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.


Currently we are offering face-to-face therapy sessions within a COVID secure environment as well as delivering a remote service where required.



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.


If you would like to hear more about this exciting opportunity to be a part of a growing and developing Special School Therapy team, please contact Senait Goitom, Clinical Lead or Clare Aldridge, Therapy Lead on 0208 7880107 or e-mail Therapy.recruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk


An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 


You can also download an application and details from the school website: http://www.lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk/75/staff-vacancies/cat/7/linden-lodge-school


Please see the job description and person specification attached to ensure you meet the requirements prior to application.


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



Closing Date: 01 November 2020 (at noon)

Shortlisting: 03 November 2020

Interview: 09 November 2020


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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