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Assistant Practitioner

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Bedford
  • 22549.00 to 24882.00 a year per annum

Job Description

Bedfordshire and Luton Wheelchair Service

Base : Steppingley Hospital, Steppingley. Bedfordshire. MK45 1AB

The Bedfordshire and Luton Wheelchair Service assesses and provides suitable wheelchairs and associated seating for clients of all ages with long-term conditions which impair their ability to walk.

Our dynamic team is looking for an assistant practitioner to work up to 37.5 hours per week to provide technical and clinical support for the Wheelchair Service. The applicant should have experience working within a wheelchair service, or the care of clients with complex disabilities.

This is an exciting role that offers clinical client contact and technical skills. The team covers the whole of Bedfordshire and Luton and use of a car is essential.

The key duties of the post holder will include fitting of equipment, stock management, maintenance and repair of wheelchairs and postural seating, contact with clients, liaison with other professionals and general public, ordering equipment, data input and other administrative tasks as required.

The post holder will progress to undertaking assessment of clients of all ages

The team can offer:

Full induction and training

A friendly and supportive team

Regular individual supervision.

Continuing professional development opportunities

A varied and challenging workload


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