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Specialist Occupational Therapist - Linden Lodge School

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

The Role

Job Type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time and Term-time only considered.
Specialty/Function: Paediatrics

Linden Lodge School is a leading provider of education for children and young people aged 2 – 19 years with profound and multiple learning difficulties and sensory impairment, including deaf-blindness, physical disability, and complex medical needs.

We are a new, developing service with a focus on integrated and evidenced-based working, growing our provision to meet the needs of our young people. As part of our strategy to be a fully integrated therapy team at Linden Lodge, we have the opportunity to expand our team and are looking for a Specialist Occupational Therapist passionate about integrated working and with a desire to develop their career in the Special School setting. 

You'll be working in a new team of colleagues committed to providing high quality therapy. We will support your development through a commitment to CPD and a protected training budget. We will also support your work life balance by offering a range of working patterns including full-time, part-time, and term-time only. The pay and conditions offered reflect Agenda for Change – please contact us for details and to discuss options.

We have an impressive three-acre campus in Wimbledon offering fabulous indoor and outdoor innovative facilities to support teaching and learning. These include hydrotherapy pool, sensory integration facilities, sensory gardens and a variety of specialised environments.

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

Our 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.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered

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 020 8788 0107 or by e-mail Therapy.recruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Please read to ensure you meet the requirements prior to application.

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

Please note, CV’s are not accepted.

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.

Closing date for all applications: 31st January 2021

Shortlisting: 2nd February 2021

Interview dates: week commencing 8th February 2021

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


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