Wheelchair Technician

      We have an exciting opportunity for a Wheelchair Technician to join our team in Leicester

      Opcare, part of the international healthcare company Ability Matters Group, is one of the largest suppliers of artificial limb, orthotic, and posture and mobility services to the NHS in England. We consistently deliver a first class service for users, whilst applying the most advanced and exciting clinical and technical solutions available to patients.

      Job role summary:

      The main responsibility of this post is to carry out the decontamination processes and recycling any reusable parts from wheelchairs considered to be beyond economical repair. The role also includes identifying and listing of these salvaged parts ready for the workshop to use. There will also be some paint spraying to be carried out when preparing the parts for re-use.

      What we can offer

      • Competitive salary
      • Incremental holiday allowance 33 days up to 38 days ( inclusive of bank holidays)
      • Refer a friend incentive scheme
      • Continuing professional development
      • Ongoing internal and external training and courses

      What experience you will need:


      • Mechanical or Technical background
      • A good working knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.


      • Technical or Mechanical engineering qualification, educational or vocational
      • Experience of working with wheelchair product ranges
      • Understanding of wheelchair mechanics and technical specifications

      Please send your CV to today for an initial chat.

      Ability Matters Group Limited are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.

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