Occupational Therapy Team Leader

(Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist)


Salary: AfC Band 7 inc. HCAS plus NHS Pension (£24,520.08 - £27,526.72 actual)

Hours: 22.5 Hours per week (0.6 FTE)

Working Pattern: Term-time only (39 Weeks per Year)

Required: ASAP


Are you looking for an opportunity to lead and shape a ground breaking Occupational Therapy provision?

Owing to a relocation, there is a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive and highly motivated team to manage and develop a child centred occupational therapy service delivering the best outcomes for sensory impaired children.

Our ideal candidate will have experience working with students with a range of needs as well as significant, proven leadership and management experience. They will also have knowledge and experience of working with sensory integration.

You will be managing a team of Occupational Therapists and leading on continuous improvements within our provision. You need to be an excellent communicator, able inspire and motivate staff and build strong working relationships with both students and their families to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Linden Lodge School an exceptional school with a range of outstanding facilities and resources. We are ambitious for our pupils and want them to receive the highest possible care, support and education.

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.

A SI module 2 qualification would be an advantage but funding and support for this would be made available for the right candidate.


We can offer you:

  • Personalised induction programme
  • A positive and supportive team within both Senior Leadership and Therapy
  • 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 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 and developing Special School Therapy team, please contact Senait Goitom, Clinical Lead or Harri Ashworth, Therapy Lead on 0208 7880107 or e-mail Therapy.recruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk  

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

You can also download an application and details from the school website: 



Closing Date for all applications: 26th September 2021

Shortlisting: 27th September 2021

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.

Please note, CVs are not accepted.


Linden Lodge School

61, Princes Way,

Wimbledon Park,

SW19 6JB

Tel: 020 8788 0107

Headteacher: Deborah Rix