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Occupational or Physiotherapist or Clinical Scientist - Intermediate

Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire - PE29

Hours: 40

Salary: D.O.E

Organisation: AJM Healthcare

AJM Healthcare

Role: Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist or Clinical Scientist – Intermediate

Salary: Intermediate

AJM Healthcare provides Wheelchair & Community Equipment Services to the NHS and Private Sector. 

User outcomes. Our team provide a genuine caring, user-centric, and holistic approach that is tailored to each individual, whose needs vary significantly.

The role: We are pleased to announce an opportunity has arisen for a Intermediate Clinical Scientist or Occupational or Physiotherapist to join our Integrated Wheelchair Service (assessment, engineering and approved repairer staff all working in one service). You would be working from our service centre based and conduct assessments in clinic, people’s homes, day centres or schools within the area. You will provide a high quality, service user focused assessment and prescription of manual and powered wheelchairs to maximise function and independence by modifying standard equipment and prescribing appropriate pressure relief. You will manage your own caseload of clients who have permanent wheelchair mobility needs and postural management requirements and will require knowledge of a range of medical conditions and physical disabilities. You will work within professional standards and clinical guidelines, promote best practice and undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner. Building and maintaining key relationships with referring services, facilitating appropriate referrals and prescriptions to the service is key to this role.

You will be supported in gaining skills in advanced clinical reasoning and problem solving, complex assessment, intervention and prescription of wheelchairs, seating and pressure relieving equipment. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal empathetically with service users, relatives and carers are paramount in this position, and you will receive professional guidance from the Clinical and Service Leads.

Working in a collaborative environment you will have knowledge of a range of medical conditions and physical disabilities. You will have skills in complex assessment, intervention and evaluation, to apply to prescription of wheelchairs, seating and pressure relieving equipment. Using clinical reasoning and problem solving, you will develop specialist skills in the role. Post holders will engage in the supervision process, be responsible for their ongoing Continuing Professional Development, and have responsibilities in communicating their learning to colleagues.

If you are enthusiastic, dynamic and a team player, this could be the position for you.

What we offer you: · A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. · Company pension contributions. · Company mobile phone and laptop. · Industry specific awareness training. · Free on-site parking. · 30 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays and a day off for your birthday. · A chance to work with a growing, public sector linked business, with an opportunity to enhance your own career over time.

The successful candidate will receive professional guidance from the Clinical Lead and Team Manager and will be encouraged to develop to their maximum potential, in an environment that is fully supported and committed to ongoing development. You would benefit from working in a technologically advanced and dynamic environment.  As an independent company we believe that every member of staff contributes to our continued success. All our employees can expect to receive on-going training and development in the form of new starter inductions, on the job training, in-house training and external training. This position is working in a regulated environment and will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Cost will be covered by the Company.

Proud Member of the Disability Confident Employer Scheme. AJM Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer who does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, marital status, age, physical or mental disabilities, medical condition. AJM will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. Please note, during certain high volume recruitment times, AJM may wish to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

To apply, please send your CV to careers@ajmhealthcare.org 

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