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Neuro-Disability Wheelchair Therapist

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Neuro-disability Wheelchair Therapist

Salary: QEF Band 7

Hours: Full-time (part-time considered)

Duration: Two year fixed term contract

Location: Mobility Services, Carshalton

Closing Date: 5pm 25 October 2016

Interviews: Week commencing 31 October 2016

Main Duties:

Queen Elizabeth Foundation for Disabled People (QEF) works with care and creativity to enable people with complex disabilities to live life to the full.

QEF are looking for an experienced wheelchair therapist for an exciting new post. For the past two years QEF have hosted the Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Neuro-Wheelchair Project for the South East of England. In partnership with the MND Association QEF are building on this project to create a specialist Neuro-disability wheelchair therapy post to continue our service to people with Motor Neurone Disease but to extend the service to others with neurological conditions.

This role offers an experienced therapist the opportunity to develop not only their wheelchair assessments skills but their knowledge of wider mobility issues and developing networks and partnerships.

he successful candidate will provide support to the MND care centre at Kings College Hospital, provide wheelchair assessments across South East England and liaise with NHS and other providers.

Benefits include:

25 days holiday + Bank holidays per year, Pension scheme, Sick Pay, Westfield Health and Shop rewards scheme, Free parking at all QEF sites and childcare vouchers.

For further information and informal visits please contact Sarah Vines, Manager of Mobility Services & MERU, by email or by telephone  ( Phone number removed ) .

QEF is an equal opportunities employer and as such is committed to anti-discriminatory policies and procedures.

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