Wheelchair Services – Specialist Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist
Do you want to make a difference to the quality of life of wheelchair users?
NRS Wheelchair Service is a multi-disciplinary team made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, technical instructors and administrators. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join the team. This role will suit someone who is looking for a rewarding challenge that combines the need for dynamic clinical leadership and service development. This could be a Band 6 looking to progress to a Band 7 post, or a Band 7 looking to develop specialist clinical and managerial skills with full support and training.
The role will support the delivery of an innovative ‘post Covid-19’ and beyond recovery plan, further increase our PWB and chair in a day offering in order to achieve quality service user focused outcomes for adults and children with complex mobility, posture and pressure needs.
The role: • Deputising for the clinical lead • Responsible for using advanced clinical skills in the assessment of adults and children, and in provision of complex wheelchairs with associated posture management and pressure management accessories • Providing guidance to and supervision of junior staff in ensuring quality of a clinical service • As a qualified cccupational therapist/physiotherapist with strong people skills you will be responsible for driving the quality of frontline services to our service users • We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is keen to balance their experience of supervising a team with a clinical caseload • Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills, combined with the ability to manage a varied workload, are essential for this exciting position
About you: • A BSc degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy • Current HCPC registration • Previous experience of working as an occupational therapist/physiotherapist with patients with long term or deteriorating medical conditions • Experience of staff supervision • Previous experience of assessing for wheelchairs and/or postural equipment is essential • Current full UK driving licence is essential
Working in this busy service we can offer: • Full induction and training • A friendly and supportive team • Regular individual supervision and group reflective practice • Continuing professional development opportunities • A varied and challenging caseload.
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