Occupational Therapist- Wheelchair Services

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (Band 7)-Wheelchair Services

LOCATION: Somerset, Wellington

Our Client has been established for over 25 years and has seen significant growth within the industry over recent years. Our Client is a leading industry expert which specialises in Community Equipment including; Pressure Care, Posture, Specialist Seating and Hoists into the NHS. Our Client is also very passionate in providing a first class service into the NHS and Local Authorities. This particular role will be working within the Wheelchair Services sector.

You will be carrying out Assessments within Wheelchair Service Centres and prescribing the most suitable mobility equipment to adults and children, to meet their needs and ensure you educate the service users using the 24 hr postural management process. You will be working closely with Healthcare Professional and also the families of those with disabilities. You may be required to assist in other Specialist Seating products and you will regularly work alongside a team on Risk Management. You will engage with all training to support the needs of the service users.

You will be a fully Qualified Band 7 Occupational Therapist or Wheelchair Therapist or Rehabilitation Engineer or Physio Therapist with the experience of working in the NHS within the Wheelchair Service sector including Paediatrics. You will be confident in carrying out holistic Assessments and have experience in working with patients with long-term and Deteriorating Medical Conditions. You must possess a positive and professional attitude and have an empathetic manner towards the patients and there families. You will be passionate towards prescribing the best care and product for each individual to ensure the comfort and safety of each person. It is essential you hold a full UK driving licence.

Salary- £30,000- £43,000 (in line with NHS Banding)
33 days holiday, including bh, Medical Insurance, Pension


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