Location: Kent and Medway Wheelchair Services - Ashford
Contract Type: Full time
Salary: agenda for change band 5
Specific Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours (part time considered)
We are a fast growing business and a leading provider of Healthcare Service solutions including Wheelchair Services. We work closely with the NHS and Social Care Organisations providing a complete outsourced wheelchair service that significantly reduces costs, delivers better quality and an enhanced patient experience.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Occupational Therapist to join the well-established team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and technicians within our Kent and Medway Wheelchair Service based in Ashford.
The job is a developmental role and would suit a newly qualified therapist or someone with previous experience in neurology, orthopaedics or paediatrics.
The role of a wheelchair therapist will use all your clinical skills and is a very varied and challenging role. We provide a clinical service to the residents of Hertfordshire. We are a whole of life service providing a service to children as young as 30 months with no upper age limit.
We assess individuals who meet the eligibility criteria for the service who have a wide and varied range of conditions including both physical and psychological where their mobility is affected. No day is ever the same.
We assess for and provide a range of wheelchairs, manual and electrically powered wheelchairs for indoor and indoor outdoor use, Children’s postural buggies, a range of pressure and postural supportive seat cushions, back supports and bespoke custom made seating solutions.
We provide plenty of CPD opportunities, regular supervision and peer mentoring.
What can we offer you?
Our ambition at Millbrook Healthcare is to become the leading provider in the assisted living sector whilst ensuring our core company values ‘CARES’ remain unchanged. We are always looking to recruit hard working and talented individuals to become a part of our ongoing growth and success. You’ll enjoy all the support and encouragement you need to reach your own potential and develop a rewarding career along the way.
Care and respect for our colleagues and service users
Accountable and proud
Ready to learn and grow
Enhance our service users’ lives
Socially responsible, ethical and transparent
No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.
This role is working in a regulated activity and may be subjected to an enhanced DBS disclosure.