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Krys Jarvis

PMG Conference 2022

11th to 13th July 2022 in Telford. Our annual conference provides an educational programme, industry exhibition and networking events for professionals working in the field of posture and wheeled mobility.

Clinician OT/Physiotherapist - Wheelchair Services

Location: Harrow, London

Hours: 40

Salary: Band 6/7 Equivalent

Organisation: Opcare Ltd

Opcare, part of the Ability Matters Group, operates a number of wheelchair services nationally, including this service in Harrow and Hillingdon, as well as being a supplier of prosthetic and orthotic services to the NHS and private sector in the UK and Ireland.

As a company we aim to continuously improve the services we deliver and develop those who work for us. This position provides an ideal setting for enthusiastic clinicians with a vision to develop their career in posture and mobility services, through continuous support from the service and local, regional and national training.

The successful applicant will be capable of practising independently, and have a focus on continual improvement.

Job Summary: the post holder will be responsible for the assessment, prescription and supply of specialist equipment, and will work individually and as a member of a highly skilled team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, rehabilitation engineers and support staff within the posture and mobility centre providing wheelchair and special seating services.

The post holder will be involved in the assessment and provision of a range of specialist equipment, including buggies and wheelchairs, active user wheelchairs, powered wheelchairs, pressure care cushions, postural support equipment, specialist seating, and associated accessories. They will actively engage in training with a drive to develop themselves, as well as having responsibility for supervision of junior staff and students, education and training, and delegated service development activities. They will assist and support the clinical lead, service manager, regional and national clinical leads, in the effective running of the department.

Qualifications: recognised clinical degree or diploma; minimum 3 years post-qualification experience in a relevant field; HCPC registration

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter ASAP to

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