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Band 6 Occupational Therapist (Wheelchair) - Wigan

  • Job reference: mw017
  • Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: Service Care Health are looking for a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to work at Wigan Wheelchair Service in Wigan for the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust. Even though the role is Band 6, pay up to a Band 8a will be considered - meaning the hourly rate will be between £25- £35 p/h (ltd).

The role is as a Wheelchair Therapist, so experience in Wheelchair Therapy and Assessment is essential for the role.

About the role:
-You will provide training to users/carers in wheelchair/equipment usage.
-Ability to adjust wheelchairs and manipulate a variety of tools expertly in order to do so.
-You must have a working knowledge of NHS wheelchairs and how to use them. e.g. folding, removing footrests etc.

If you start working for us within 4 weeks, we will pay you £150 for free on top of your first wage.

Why choose Service Care Health?
-Competitive pay rates
-Uniforms provided free of charge
-Free enhanced DBS
-Four payroll runs each week ensuring weekly pay
-Specialist consultants meaning you have a single point of contact
-Free Mandatory online training
-Free Occupational Health checks
-Annual £75 loyalty bonus

Requirements:
-Degree in Occupational Therapy
-Full HCPC membership
-You must have your own mode of transport, as travelling is essential for the role
-You must be a proficient user of the English language, in terms of speaking, listening and writing

If this role isn't for you, we have similar roles across the North West, so please do get in touch so we can find you the right role.

If you are interested in this role or would like more information, please contact Morgan on 01772 208961 or via email at morgan.whelan@servicecare.org.uk