Wheelchair Therapist - Teddington

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare (HRCH) – Wheelchair Therapist – Clinical Service – The Wheelchair Hub –­ Band 6

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare provides community health services for around 523,000 people registered with GPs in the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond, but also serves a wider population across south west London for a range of more specialist services.

HRCH employs approximately 1,300 people who work in clinics, hospitals, primary care offices, children's centres, municipal government structures, and private homes. Nonetheless, the group provides a wide range of more specialist services to a bigger community in South-West London. HRCH assist individuals in keeping their health in the community, taking control of their own treatment, and preventing hospitalisations by providing the required tools.

HRCH are looking for a Wheelchair Therapist to join their team within their clinical service.

This role's objectives include caseload management, service user assessment, and collaboration with families and carers. In the framework of the wheelchair and posture management specialisation and as a member of the multi-professional team, to plan, execute, and evaluate equipment provision and interventions using evidence-based practise, working towards client-centred objectives. To act as a technical teacher, assistant staff member, and leader for junior therapists, as well as for students participating in clinical placements, as needed.

Our Bank Staff are invaluable to us and in return for their dedication and commitment, we offer the following benefits:

  • Weekly salary
  • Opportunity to manage shift with online timesheet
  • Priority of shifts over all agency workers
  • Competitive pay
  • NHS pension
  • Flexible working hours

This is an excellent chance to collaborate with some of Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare's most talented individuals. These are some key responsibilities that will fall under the purview of the chosen candidates:

  • To educate and teach service users, their families, and carers on how to utilise equipment and accessories in a safe and acceptable manner.
  • To complete case studies and reflective practise with the goal of publishing in order to contribute to the development and assessment of services.
  • Carry out assigned student and junior staff supervision in accordance with local and national competency standards.
  • To be responsible for providing value for money with reference to one's own caseload and placing orders within the specified budget approval level.
  • To examine practise, reflect on it, and pinpoint opportunities for improvement by taking part in the yearly evaluation system and routine clinical supervision.
  • To organise in-service training for the team's benefit, take an active role in it, and contribute to it.
  • To demonstrate an understanding and application of national guidelines and health legislation (e.g. child protection, NSF’s, NICE, MHRA).
  • To exercise good personal time management, punctuality and consistent reliable attendance.

By submitting your CV, you can apply right away for this excellent position. A member of our recruitment team will contact you shortly.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.