Vacancies at Wilds Lodge Therapeutic School

Wilds Lodge is a boarding school for boys with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.  Our OFSTED report in January 2018 said that the school was ‘Outstanding’.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory DBS check.

There are currently vacancies available


We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join our housekeeping team. Wilds Lodge School is split between 3 sites so a driving licence will be required to enable you to travel to the site in which you are required at.

  • Working days Monday to Friday
  • 8 hours per day (40 hours per week)
  • Flexible hours/start times
  • £8.00 per hour
  • 4 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays

Your duties will include:

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and hygiene of the premises to a high standard
  • Bed changes
  • Serving lunch and clearing away
  • General housekeeping duties in areas such as houses, classrooms, toilets, sports hall, theatre and workshop

Person specification:

  • Must hold a full driving licence
  • Have an understanding of housekeeping duties
  • Be adaptable
  • The ability to work both in a team and individually using their own initiative
  • Have an awareness of Health and Safety requirements
  • Have good communication skills
  • Experience is preferred however not essential as full training will be given

Applications FAO Liz Cliffe. Closing Date 30th March.

Night Supervisor

We are looking for a trustworthy and reliable individual to join our night supervisor team.

  • You will remain awake and vigilant between the hours of 11pm and 8am
  • Working 5 nights a week, Sunday to Thursday in order to maintain a safe and consistent environment during night hours whilst the children are sleeping
  • Salary £18,000 per annum (to include 14 weeks paid school holidays)

Duties to include:

  • Ensure good communication with the Care Team and Designated Safeguarding Lead if required
  • Ensure that all tasks are completed on each shift that a full and thorough handover takes place at the end of the shift.
  • Tour all areas of the houses on a regular basis and report irregularities to relevant person on shift.
  • Ensure all access to the building is secure as required by school policy and procedure
  • Perform any related security duties as required overnight
  • Complete all incident reports and distribute to relevant departments
  • Record and report any problems arising to the Team Leaders and take appropriate action.
  • Communicate, work with and build a good working relationship with the care team
  • As a team, ensure that all areas are clean and tidy at all times
  • Follow the school fire alarm procedure should it go off

Person specification:

  • Must hold a valid driving licence
  • Be responsible, trustworthy and reliable
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be adaptable
  • Have the ability to work both within a team and individually
  • Experience is preferred however not essential

Applications FAO Rebecca McSharry. Closing date 30th March.

Use the application form, and send it completed to or post it to:

Wilds Lodge School, Stamford Road, Empingham, Rutland, LE15 8QQ.

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