Job Type: Permanent

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week, 52 Weeks per year (All Year Round)

Specialty/Function: Paediatrics

Pay Band: NHS Band 6

Salary: £42,471 - £50,364 - inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement

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 growing service with a focus on integrated and evidenced-based working as well as growing our provision to meet the needs of our young people. The team is made up of 24 on site PT/OT and SLT’s working across the school to provide therapy to our pupils with the opportunity to contribute towards and support ongoing service development.

We have the opportunity for a Band 6 Paediatric Occupational Therapist, passionate about integrated working and a desire to develop their career, in the Special School setting.

You'll be working with a team supportive of colleagues committed to providing high quality therapy. We will support your development through a commitment to CPD and a protected training budget. The pay and conditions offered reflect NHS Agenda for Change & you can continue with your or start an NHS Pension fund within this post.


Our staff wellbeing programme which includes:

  • Employee Assistance programme

  • A ring-fenced training budget for Therapy CPD

  • Therapy development days

  • Free local gym membership

  • End of term staff awards

  • Weekly art and Yoga classes

If you would like to hear more about this exciting opportunity to be a part of a growing Special School Therapy team, please contact the Therapy Lead:

Please see the job description and person specification attached to ensure you meet the requirements prior to application. Completed applications should be emailed to:

Closing Date for all applications: 14th April 2024

Shortlisting: 15th April 2024

Interview Date: 26th April 2024


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.

At Linden Lodge we recognise our people are a great strength, we consider the diverse talents they bring to our workforce and are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy in advance of the closing date if there is a good level of response. We recommend applicants submit applications as early as possible. We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

CVs are not accepted.