Paediatric Band 5 Physiotherapist

Salary
£28,137 - £34,251
Town/City London SW19 6JB
Payment type Unspecified
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Linden Lodge School

Other benefits

Vacancy details

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week,52 weeks per year or 42 weeks per year opportunities available 

Pay Band: AfC Band 5

Salary: £28,137 - £34,251 (Actual) – Including High Cost Area Supplement

Our expanding therapy team is seeking a band 5 Paediatric Physiotherapist to support and work with our paediatric physiotherapy team here at Linden Lodge.

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 have the opportunity for a Band 5 Paediatric Physiotherapist, passionate developing in this specialist area, to join our team within the Special School setting. 

Our ideal candidate will be organized and proactive to meet the needs of a variety of students within the school. 

A good foundation of clinical knowledge and experience in paediatric care; gained within a hospital or community setting, is essential for this role.

You will be working with students with a range of sensory needs so a willingness and interest in learning and developing skills within this area are key requirements of the postholder.

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.

For those interested in a 42-week contract: 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.

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 Pilates classes 

 

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 only accept applications from candidates directly. Please no agencies

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.

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How to apply

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 or Shannon Bengston, Physiotherapy Lead on 0208 7880107 or e-mail Therapy.recruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Please see the job description and person specification to ensure you meet the requirements prior to application. 

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

Shortlisting: 27th February 2024

Interview Date: 8th March 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 only accept applications from candidates directly. Please no agencies

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.