Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

  • Linden Lodge School
  • London, UK
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Permanent Education Mainstream and specialist schools Paediatric

Job Description

Job Type: Permanent

Working pattern:

Post 1 - 37.5 hours per week, Term-time Only (39 Weeks per year) OR

Post 2 - 22.5 Hours per week All Year Round (52 Weeks per Year)

Specialty/Function: Paediatrics

Pay Band: NHS Band 6


Post 1 - £32,619.60 - £38,809.33 inc HCAS – 37.5 hours per week, Term-time Only (39 Weeks per Year)

Post 2 - £23,260.80 - £27,674.41 inc HCAS – 22.5 hours per week, All Year Round (52 Weeks per Year)

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, growing our provision to meet the needs of our young people. As part of our strategy to be a fully integrated therapy team at Linden Lodge, we are looking for two Specialist Speech and Language Therapists passionate about integrated working and with a desire to develop their career in the Special School setting. The available posts are as follows:

Post 1 - £32,619.60 - £38,809.33 inc HCAS – 37.5 hours per week, Term-time Only (39 Weeks per Year)

Post 2 - £23,260.80 - £27,674.41 inc HCAS – 22.5 hours per week, All Year Round (52 Weeks per Year)

NB: Please indicate on your application which post you are applying for.

We have an impressive three-acre campus offering a wide range of facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, sensory integration facilities, sensory gardens and a variety of specialised environments.

Our staff wellbeing programme which includes:

  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free local gym membership
  • End of term staff awards
  • Weekly art and Pilates classes

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 Megan Armstrong, Speech and Language Therapy Lead on 0208 7880107 or e-mail Therapy.recruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Please see the job description and person specification attached to ensure you meet the requirements prior to application. Completed applications should be emailed to: Therapy.recruitment@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing Date for all applications: 31st August 2022

Shortlisting: 1st September 2022

Interview Date: 5th September 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.

Job Start Date


Salary Band

Band 6


Full time

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