An exciting opportunity has arisen for an occupational therapist, physiotherapist or clinical scientist to join our established multi-disciplinary team. Appointments are carried out both at the Oxford Centre for Enablement and in the community, including people’s homes, day centres and schools, so applicants must have a current driving licence.
The Oxfordshire Wheelchair Service (OWS) serves individuals in Oxfordshire who are registered with an Oxfordshire GP. The service covers adults and children who have permanent mobility impairments, many with associated complex postural management requirements. Equipment provided ranges from standard wheelchairs and buggies to complex solutions for adults and children, including in-house manufacture of bespoke seating solutions.
The work is varied, interesting and challenging, providing a sound base for future career development and offering the opportunity to support the Operational Wheelchair Service Lead and actively contribute towards service development including implementation of national and local improvement initiatives. In particular, the post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating the in-house custom seating service, providing clinical leadership and expertise to the team and deputising for the Operational Lead as required.
The successful applicant will have extensive clinical experience in the field of posture and mobility and excellent supervisory skills to enable them to provide strong clinical leadership to the team, ensuring that individual and service objectives and targets are met. The skills required for this exciting and specialist role also include practical and innovative problem solving for complex posture and mobility needs, highly developed clinical reasoning, advanced communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
For informal enquiries, please contact Jo Bates via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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