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Occupational Therapist (Band 5 Wheelchairs)

Job Description

Occupational Therapist Eastbourne (Band 5 Wheelchairs)
£21,909 - £28,462 per annum
37.5 hours per week

My client is a fast growing independently, family owned business and is a leading provider of Healthcare Service solutions including Wheelchair and Community Equipment Services. Working closely with NHS, Local Authority and Social Care Organisations providing a complete outsourced service that significantly reduces costs, delivers better quality and an enhanced patient experience.

Their mission is to provide a unique service that will ensure that all service users will receive the care, assessment and mobility equipment at the time they require it to enable them to achieve theirs and their families goals.
The Therapist will be prescribing the most suitable equipment and training, meeting the needs of the users while maintaining and providing links between clients, wheelchair training, hard to reach sectors and particularly local therapists.

They will participate in organising functions across various clinic locations promoting and representing our service by taking active roles in activities, conferences and events making sure we offer equal access to all communities.

What can my client offer you?
Are you looking to work for a diversified group employing over 750 people growing at a rate of 25% year on year? Operating across health care, logistics, manufacturing and the contracting sectors worldwide from private, commercial and government sectors, we could be the employer for you.

My client offers their employees job security, competitive packages, career satisfaction and recognition of dedicated hard work. As family run business we understand the needs of our staff and the integral part you play within the health care sector. We recognise it's you that makes a real difference to the lives of the people you are working with.

Rewards & Benefits:
Competitive salary (in line with AFC pay scales)
5% enhanced employer contribution pension scheme
Private Medical Insurance
Company mobile phone
Life Assurance
Free on-site parking
Company sick pay
Child care voucher scheme
33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) with the option of an extra day

A BSc degree in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy.
Previous experience of working as a Therapist at AFC Band 5 level or equivalent.
Minimum 3 years' experience as a qualified Therapist, working with patients with long-term and deteriorating medical conditions, including palliative care and an understanding of the impact of these conditions on patient's lives.
Experience of undertaking holistic assessments.
Previous experience of working in a Wheelchair service is preferred but not essential
Current HCPC registration
Previous knowledge of the public sector would be an advantage
Current UK driving licence is essential

If you are interested in a particular role please reply with a copy of your latest CV and a reference to the particular role that you would like to discuss further to You can reach me on 02392322339 to discuss any of the roles I am advertising. If you are unable to reach my line please leave a voicemail message including your name and the best number to reach you on.