Wheelchair Assessor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/02/2020 23:59
Grade 6-8 (SCP 22-35) £26,317 - £37,849 pro rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Independent Living Centre, Sunderland
Post Number:
Closing date:
20 Feb
Further Information

Permanent 22.2 hours per week

The Wheelchair Service in Sunderland is seeking to recruit an Assessor, with a qualification in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Nursing, to work with adults and children.

The post involves assessment of the person, their family/carers and environment, leading to the provision of advice, guidance, appropriate mobility equipment, pressure care equipment or postural support.

The post is based within Sunderland’s Independent Living Centre, with opportunities for agile, flexible and home working.

For an informal discussion please contact Catherine Roberts, Team Manager, on 0191 561 8070 or Emma Anderson, Service Manager on 0191 561 8048.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post holder will be responsible for the management of their caseload under the supervision of their manager. Candidates should have well developed time management and organisational skills, with the ability to create excellent therapeutic relationships and work creatively with their customers.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.