What we offer you:
- A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- Company pension contributions in a NEST pension or continued contribution to a NHS Pension, criteria dependant.
- 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.
- Eligibility to access to NHS perks and discounts from leading retailers and leisure outlets both online and in store.
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. Change is coming to NHS wheelchair provision and you could be part of that change.
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
We are pleased to announce an opportunity has arisen for a Intermediate 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 in Portsmouth 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.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Abbie Moorton, HR Assistant, on 07923 209753 or apply by sending your CV and covering letter to email@example.com
This position is working in a regulates environment and will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Cost will be covered by the company.
We are an equal opportunities employer and proud member of the disability confident employer scheme welcoming applications from all sections of the community.