Residential Care worker - Linden Lodge School
28 hours per week (split shifts 7-9am and 4-9pm Monday to Friday)
Term Time Only (39 Weeks per year)
Linden Lodge School is a leading provider of education for visually-impaired children and young people aged 2 – 19 years. We are constantly building and growing our provision and an opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Residential Careworker has become available with our residential unit, Richley House
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. You'll be working in a small team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support and education to the children and young people within the residential unit.
This is an exciting time to join the school. In our recent OFSTED of the residential department, Leadership and Management was judged “outstanding” (January 2019) where “leaders’ expert knowledge and steadfast commitment to children have inspired them to continue their own professional journeys”. We have an impressive three acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning.
We can offer you:
• Personalised induction programme
• The opportunity to undertake recognised qualifications such as an Accredited Intervenor
• A positive and supportive team within Richley House
• A staff wellbeing programme which includes:
o Employee Assistance programme
o Free local gym membership
o End of term staff awards
o 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 020 8788 0107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Completed applications should be emailed to: email@example.com.
Closing Date: 23 August 2019 (at noon)
Shortlisting: Week commencing 25 August 2019
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.
CVs are not accepted.
Linden Lodge School
61, Princes Way,
Tel: 020 8788 0107
Headteacher: Deborah Rix
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils