Job Type: Permanent
Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week, 42 Weeks per year (Term Time Only plus 3 weeks – 7 Weeks Leave per year to be taken in School Holidays)
Pay Band: NHS Band 6
Salary: £38,646 - £45,828 inc. HCAS (Actual)
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 Paediatric Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist, passionate about integrated working and a desire to develop their career, to join our team within 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.
Due to working in a school environment the working pattern reflects the school year with term time working, yet with 3 weeks to be worked within the 10 weeks of school holidays at a time that suits yourself and the service.
To support flexibility of working, 10 days annual leave can also be taken within term time, yet the days would be worked back during the holidays.
The school is willing to consider sponsorship for Tier 2 Visas for the right candidates.
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 School Therapy team, please contact Harri Ashworth, Therapy Lead on 0208 7880107 or e-mail Therapy.firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the job description and person specification to ensure you meet the requirements prior to application
Completed applications should be emailed to: Therapy.email@example.com
Closing Date for all applications: 26th November 2023
Shortlisting: 29th November 2023
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.
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.