Job Type: Permanent

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week – Term Time only (39 Weeks per year)

Specialty/Function: Paediatrics

Pay Band: NHS Band 6

Salary: £35,054 - £41,569 - 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. We have the opportunity 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 with a supportive team 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 Agenda for Change.


The school is willing to consider sponsorship for Tier 2 Visas for the right candidates.


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.

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: 1st December 2022

Shortlisting: 2nd December 2022

Interview Date: 9th December 2022


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.