Clinical Scientist

45000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000/annum
09 Feb 2017
28 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
OT / Physio / Clinical Scientist for wheel chair services

Job title:
Band 7 - Senior Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist - Wheelchair Services
Band 6 - Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist - Wheelchair Services
Would consider a Band 5 if you have very competent wheelchair Physio experience

Choice of employment in clinics in the following areas:

• Wembley
• St Charles/Inner London
• Barnet
• Park Royal/Brent and Ealing

Specific wheelchair experience is required, in areas such as special seating, posture, rehabilitation.

Job Purpose
• To be an active member of the Wheelchair Services for Barnet, Brent and Ealing.
• To provide cover for Wheelchair Service in the boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster, if required.
• To provide a high quality, service user focused assessment and prescription of manual and powered wheelchairs. To maximise function and independence by modifying standard equipment and prescribing appropriate pressure relief.
• To work within professional standards and clinical guidelines, promote best practice and to undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner.
• To build up and maintain key relationships with referring services, facilitating appropriate referrals and prescriptions to the service.
• To be responsible for the supervision and guidance of junior staff and students.
• To work in a variety of settings including clinics, community centres, and client's own homes within the guidelines of the Lone Worker Policy and individual team requirements.
• To participate in clinical governance activity, including CPD and developing and implementing quality improvements and audit activity within the service.
• Work is carried out predominantly in clinics but also in people's homes and schools and day centres across the three CCG's of Central London, West London and Hammersmith & Fulham.

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