National Lead Rehabilitation Engineer – Wheelchair Services – Band 7/8

      As a member of the clinical team working for Opcare, you will…

      • Develop your career in a forward-thinking and fast-moving environment
      • Benefit from shared learning and training opportunities
      • Join a nationwide clinical community of wheelchair, posture and seating specialists

      We are currently recruiting for a National Lead Rehabilitation Engineer. Your role will be to supervise, educate and oversee all of the Rehabilitation Engineers, Graduate Rehabilitation Engineers and Rehabilitation Engineer Technicians employed nationally.

      Opcare aim to work in partnership with the NHS to provide excellent levels of patient-focused care. You will join a financially secure company who believe in investing in people, new technology, staff development, and the future of the business. Excellent patient care is at the heart of everything we do. With over 120 specialist clinicians across Wheelchair, Prosthetic and Orthotic Services, there is a close-knit clinical community and a constant focus on learning and development, including our own yearly Annual Scientific Conference.

      In addition to a strong remuneration package, we ensure our Clinicians have::

      • Dedicated time for CPD
      • Regular supervision with an experienced RE
      • Regular access to internal and external training courses and events
      • Opportunities for progression
      • Support available from an experienced regional and national team of clinicians and management
      • Networking and shared learning with other services
      • Full technical and manufacturing support from our advanced engineering team including access to 3D printing

      This position would be ideal for an experienced RE with a vision to develop their career and expertise across many areas of wheelchair provision, seating and postural support. The successful applicant will need to be capable of practising independently, with a focus on continual professional development and service improvement.

      The successful applicants will need to:

      • Have obtained a degree;
      • Be registered with the IPEM;
      • Undergo enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS)
      • Provide satisfactory references
      • Have the right to work in the UK
      • Have previous clinical experience as a professional in Paediatrics, Orthopaedic, Neurology or related settings.
      • Present with excellent communication skills
      • Be keen to develop themselves, others and the service as a whole
      • Be passionate about their role within the service
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