Senior Mobility Therapist

Salary: Equivalent to NHS Band 6 or 7 (dependent on experience)

Location: Tower Hamlets Wheelchair Service, Mile End Hospital

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Whizz-Kidz aims to transform the lives of disabled children and young people by providing them with essential mobility equipment and life skills services to help them realise and achieve their true potential. Since 1990 we have transformed the lives of more than 21,000 disabled children across the UK.

We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible individual who is keen to transfer their clinical skills and knowledge into a new setting. Candidates will need to be experienced in assessing mobility impaired children and adults, and be able to demonstrate some knowledge of manual and powered wheelchairs, seating systems, cushions and controls, or have transferrable knowledge and skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the holistic assessment and provision of seating and wheelchairs for all clients who are referred to Tower Hamlets Wheelchair Service. They will work as an autonomous practitioner; responsible for the effective management of a delegated case load, and manage therapy assistants. They will work collaboratively with other professionals, the wider services provided by Whizz-kidz and assist with delivering training to referrers to our service.

If successfully recruited you will be working for a young and vibrant organisation, which embraces innovation and change to provide better outcomes for all our clients.

You will also be able to access our generous range of benefits including a pension scheme, private healthcare options, season ticket loans, three days off for Christmas on top of annual leave, and length of service awards of money and extra days off.

Please click here for a full Job Description and Person Specification

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Ania Rutkowski, Clinical Team Manager on: 07879 628 257

To apply for this role please submit a copy of your current C.V., together with a Covering Letter, to jobs@whizz-kidz.org.uk.

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.