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Specialist Children's Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 200-CWQME-1482109-SPM

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Occupational Therapy
Linden Lodge School (may be required to work at other sites within Wandsworth), London
£33,660 - £43,307 pa inc.

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced Occupational Therapist to work with children, families and school staff at Linden Lodge School. The Occupational Therapist’s role will be to provide onsite Occupational Therapy support for children and their families/carers, and to school staff. The post holder will be flexible, with a commitment to new ways of working and have an innovative approach to patient centred care and efficient service delivery. Linden Lodge School is a Regional Centre for children aged between two and nineteen that caters for visually impaired pupils, including those who are multi-disabled visually impaired. The school also supports pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties.

You will be part of a very friendly and supportive team of Health and Education staff and will be supported by a Band 7 OT on site, as well as access the wider Occupational Therapy network, and MDT peers. There is a large mutli-disciplinary health team onsite, providing therapy and nursing input to the pupils.

You will participate in clinical development with the school therapy MDT as well as the wider OT team, and will take part in regular OT professional meetings and study days. You will also have opportunities to develop your skills via self directed study, shadowing and joint working and internal or external training courses.

Full time (part time, and term time only will also be considered)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Leverett


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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