Habilitation Assistant, Wandsworth

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Linden Lodge SchoolWandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,652 - £19,678
Contract term: Permanent

Salary: Scale 4 point 7 – 10 (£18,652 - £19,678 actual salary) 

Hours: 36 Hours per week

Working Pattern: Term Time Only (39 weeks)

Required: ASAP

An opportunity to join our highly motivated and skilled team as a Habilitation Assistant working with the Wandsworth Sensory Support Service (WSSS) has become available.

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’s outreach setting. You'll be working in a small team of colleagues committed to providing high quality support to the children and young people to enable them to achieve their potential for independence.

We believe in ‘Minimising Risk and Maximising Independence’ for all and the role involves working with pupils, their families and other professionals to ensure a safe, nurturing environment in which to learn new skills.

The postholder will be working across both the Linden Lodge School and its outreach offer. Some evening working may be required of the postholder.

The successful candidate must be willing to undertake the mandatory training course for which support will be provided.

We can offer you:

• Personalised induction programme

• The opportunity to undertake recognised qualifications 

• A positive and supportive team within WSSS

• A staff wellbeing programme which includes:

o Employee Assistance programme

o Free local gym membership

o End of term staff awards

o Weekly art and subsidised 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.

School Tour: We would encourage applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact Frankie Punzi to arrange a suitable date and time on 0208 7880107 or frankie.punzi@lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk 

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

You can also download an application and details from the School website http://www.lindenlodge.wandsworth.sch.uk/75/staff-vacancies/cat/7/linden-lodge-school 

Closing Date for all applications: 19th January 2020

Shortlisting: 20th January 2020

Interview Date: W/C 20th January 2020

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.

CVs are not accepted.

More about Linden Lodge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 61 Princes Way, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 6JB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8788 0107
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