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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2020.

Wheelchair Therapist

Job Reference: 050-AHP321-0920

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Wheelchair therapist post within the Posture & Mobility Service, Adult team. This post is open to Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join the Service based in Wrexham. We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join our team on a permanent contract.

The Service covers a wide geographical area providing clinic and home assessments. The key objectives of the service are:

- To assess the posture and mobility needs of people of all ages who have a permanent impairment or medical condition that affects their ability to walk.

- To prescribe and provide wheeled mobility and postural support solutions to meet those essential needs.

- To promote function, comfort and independence while minimising the risk of complications and incorporating the “social model of disability”.

This post offers an opportunity to develop clinical and managerial skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management and supervision of junior staff within the department. Formal supervision and completion of PADR with junior staff will also be required. In addition, the post holder may contribute to the wider Posture & Mobility service i.e. audits, service developments, attending meetings.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 22nd September 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jayachandran Jaganathan,

Clinical Lead, Wheelchair Service.

E-mail: jayachandran.

Tel: 03000850055/ 7646

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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