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Waking Night Support Worker - Linden Lodge School

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

The Role

Working Pattern: Term Time only (39 Weeks per year)
Required as soon as possible

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 Waking Night Support Worker has become available within 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 with a small team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support 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.

NVQ Level 3 Childcare qualification or equivalent (or a willingness to undertake this qualification) is an essential criteria for the role. Experience of working with pupils within a sensory- impairment and/ or complex learning and medical needs is an advantage.

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:
• Employee Assistance programme
• Free local gym membership
• End of term staff awards
• Weekly art and Pilates classes

Linden Lodge School is a special place to work and staff wellbeing and career progression is extremely 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 encourage all applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable date and time on 0208 7880107 or by email: head@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 application forms should be emailed to: hradministrator@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Closing Date for all applications: Friday 8th of November 2019
Shortlisting: week commencing Monday 11th of November 2019 
Interview Date: week commencing 11th of November 2019

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. Only candidates who have applied via the application form will be considered.

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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