Senior Mobility Engineer

Salary: £38K to £44K per annum

Location: Tower Hamlets Wheelchair Service, Mile End Hospital    

Hours per week: Full Time (37.5 hours)

Contract Type: Permanent

Do you have impressive skills and experience in wheelchair and postural assessments? Would you like a role that further develops your expertise and abilities? Would you like the opportunity to work for a charity that encourages forward thinking and innovation?

Whizz-Kidz, one of the UK's most dynamic and innovative charity, has a new vacancy for an experienced, forward thinking Rehabilitation Engineer to support the clinical team in the Tower Hamlets Wheelchair Service

Your Challenge: To utilise your technical knowledge and clinical skills in the assessment and prescription of wheelchairs seating and related accessories across all Whizz-Kidz services. You will be expected to work as an autonomous advanced practitioner, supporting the induction and training of more junior staff and leading on technical aspects of the services with the support of the Engineering Team Manger and Clinical Leads at the service.  

Your profile: As a Rehabilitation Engineer with the relevant experience, qualifications, strong people and communication skills, you will be part of a dynamic Engineering team. You will be working at Tower Hamlets Wheelchair service delivering services at times best suited for the client.

We are looking for highly motivated, flexible individual who is keen to transfer their advanced technical and clinical skills into a new setting / role. You will need to be experienced in assessing mobility impaired children and adults and have broad and specialist knowledge of manual and powered chairs, seating systems, special seating and controls / switching systems.

If successfully recruited you will be working for an organisation that is regarded as being  young and  vibrant which embraces innovation and change to provide better outcomes for all clients. 

Please click here for the Job Description and Person Specification.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Dean Williams, Engineering Team Manager on: 07788285605

To apply for this role, please send a covering letter and copy of your CV to

Closing Date:                        25.02.2018 -1700hrs

First Interview Date:             12.03.2018

Second Interview Date:        27.03.2018


Whizz-Kidz is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment
Whizz-Kidz is the working name of The Movement for Non-Mobile Children (Whizz-Kidz). Registered charity No. 802872. Company registered in England and Wales No. 2444520. Charity registered in Scotland No. SC042607.