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Clinical Specialist (OT or PT) Wheelchair Service

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Wheelchair service, Posture and mobility service

We would like to recruit 1 WTE Band 7 - Clinical specialist (OT/PT) to join the Wheelchair service, Posture and mobility Service, North Wales. We would like to hear from those with extensive experience working within a wheelchair service and has excellent communication skills.

The ability to develop and work as part of an integrated team will be critical to these roles, and we are looking for therapists who are able to confidently develop and manage a specialist caseload of Adult and Paediatric service users with complex postural needs who need wheelchair provision.

You will be working alongside a specialist team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Engineer and Technicians, supported by a great administration team, which takes pride in their ability to make a real difference to patients' lives. You are expected to travel between sites as the Service covers a wide geographical area providing clinic and home assessments.

You would be contributing to the wider Posture & Mobility service i.e. audits, service developments, attending meetings, planning and implementing strategic clinical development within the service.

Main duties of the job

The key objectives of the service are:o To assess the posture and mobility needs of people of all ages who have a permanent impairment or medical condition that affects their ability to walk.o To prescribe and provide wheeled mobility and postural support solutions to meet those essential needs.o To promote function, comfort and independence while minimising the risk of complications and incorporating the \social model of disability.
  • To provide line management support to delegated staff and is responsible for ensuring an effective system of management.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Master degree or Equivalent experience


  • Master degree or Years experience in Wheelchair service


  • Equivalent experience to master level






  • Management experience


  • Management courses

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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