Croydon is a naturally ambitious council that is looking for inspirational people who share our passion for excellence and a dedication to responding to local needs.
Strong partnerships are the foundation for the future and we are a forward thinking borough. We thrive in finding creative new ways of working together with other agencies and the private sector to deal with the financial challenges ahead.
Be part of the vision to shape a positive future for Croydon’s residents and businesses alike and make a difference to people’s every day lives.
About the Role
The Wheelchair Service provides a vital service to residents, enabling them to maintain their independence in the community.
This is an exciting time to join our team delivering vital services locally and playing an important part in ongoing service development and excellence.
We are seeking a talented and skilled wheelchair therapist who will work as part of a team alongside experienced therapists and technicians to provide specialist assessments and provision of postural wheelchair seating for service users of all ages.
The successful applicant will need to have a broad clinical experience and will also need to demonstrate effective communication, case management and problem solving skills as well as the ability to effectively manage a range of internal and external stakeholders related to clinical matters. This includes service users, professionals and commercial suppliers.
The successful applicant will need to be a State registered Occupational Therapist Physiotherapist or a Clinical Scientist with some experience of working with clients that are wheelchair users. Previous experience within a wheelchair service is not essential as training will be provided.