Anatomy and Human Movement

Review by Louise Viner

PMG Conference 2019

The International Centre, Telford 15th - 17th July 2019

Rehabilitation Engineer

Ref: 820-1515091-ASR

Location: West Midlands

Hours: Full-time (part-time considered)

Salary: Band 6

Organisation: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Closing Date: 17/02/2019

The Rehabilitation Engineer (RE) Service is part of the Equipment and Technology Group within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust. Currently, the service employees 25 rehabilitation engineers, working across the 12 wheelchair services within the West Midlands and also the Regional Posture & Mobility Service. The RE Service holds contracts with various wheelchair services within the West Midlands to supply trained and qualified Rehabilitation Engineers.

The RE Service requires 2 Band 6 Rehabilitation Engineers to fulfill the contracts held with wheelchair services within the West Midlands. We are advertising for a full-time post but would consider part-time working.

The candidate will need to be on the Register for Clinical Technologists, or the Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Scientist, hold an HNC or equivalent (although BSc/BEng or above is preferred) in rehabilitation engineering or mechanical engineering. Significant relevant experience working in a wheelchair and seating service is essential. Leadership and organisational skills are essential for this post. We are looking for a flexible and professional attitude with the ability to meet any training requirements of the post. Teamwork with medical and paramedical colleagues is an important element of the multi-disciplinary teams you will be asked to support. A full driving license is essential.

For more information, or to apply, please visit NHS Jobs by clicking here.

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