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Assistant Practitioner

Job Reference: 050-ACS338-1119W

Employer:
Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Department:
Wheelchair Service
Location:
PAMS Wheelchair Service Wrexham, Wrexham
Salary:
£21,089 to £23,761 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 today:trainworklivenorthwales.co.uk/

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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.


THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 2 YEARS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this role.

Band 4 Technical Instructor, Posture and Mobility Service, Wheelchair Service

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 4 technical instructor to join the Posture and Mobility Service at Wrexham. We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join our team on 2 years fixed term contract.

The post holder will provide practical support to registered Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist to facilitate the provision of wheelchairs and associated equipment to clients referred to Posture and mobility wheelchair service. The service covers a wide geographical area in north Wales, satellite working covers Wrexham, Flint-shire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd, Anglesey, Ceredigion and Powys and the Health, Social Services, Education and private establishments within these areas. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of clinical, technical and administrative staff.

The key objectives of the post are:

  • To support the Therapists in the assessment, organisation, implementation, and evaluation of therapy and multi-disciplinary team interventions.
  • Be responsible for assessment of the client’s equipment needs to determine whether equipment is still required, if so safe for use, no longer needed or requires referral for new provision.
  • To assess client’s wheelchair skills/techniques, carry out practice and training to encourage independence, including individual indoor/outdoor powered training sessions and testing in a varied environment for clients that have a powered wheelchair.
  • Assist clients before, during and following review ensuring their safety, comfort, privacy and dignity.

    Closing Date: 27th November 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jay Jaganathan,

Arweinydd Clinigol/Clinical lead (Wheelchair services)

Gwasanaeth Ymddaliad a Symudedd Gogledd Cymru /North Wales Posture & Mobility Service

Bwrdd Lechedd Prifysgol / Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Croesnewydd Road

Wrexham

LL13 7NT

Ffon / Tel: 03000850055/ 7646

E-Bost / E-Mail: jayachandran.jaganathan@wales.nhs.uk




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