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Wheelchair Assessor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
13/11/2020
Advert End Date:
27/11/2020 23:59
Salary:
Grade 6-8 (SCP 22-35) £27,041 - £38,890 -pro rata (career progression)
Allowances:
Essential car users allowance
Hours per week:
22.2
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
202009
Employment Location:
Independent Living Centre, Leechmere Industrial Estate, Sunderland
Post Number:
50081486
Closing date:
27 Nov
Further Information

Part time 22.2 hours per week

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

The post involves assessment of the mobility needs of the person, their posture and tissue viability and their family/carers and environment, leading to the provision of advice, guidance, and appropriate equipment to facilitate safe posture and mobility.

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

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.

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.

For an informal discussion please contact the Recruiting Manager Catherine Roberts on 07500225836 or email catherine.roberts@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services 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 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.