JM21864 - Wheelchair Service Technician

Recruiter
NHS Grampian
Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Salary
20911 - 23597
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


The Mobility and Rehabilitation Service (MARS) requires an
experienced technician to work in the Rehabilitation Engineering Team, based
primarily within the Wheelchair Service at Woodend Hospital. This post will
involve significant amounts of driving in order to carry out wheelchair repairs
at locations across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.
 

Applicants should have a full UK driving licence since they
will be driving the department’s vans; the technical skills to carry out
adjustments and repairs to wheelchair equipment; formal training and education to HNC / SVQ3 level in mechanical
engineering or a related subject and/or knowledge and training equivalent to
these qualifications. Basic IT skills will also be required since the
post holder will record all of their work on the departmental computer system.
Ideally, applicants should have experience of working within a healthcare
organisation or in a medical equipment maintenance role.
 

Duties will include:

Fault finding on
manual and powered wheelchairs and carrying out repairs to restore them to a
safe and usable condition.

Delivering
wheelchairs and associated equipment to wheelchair users at their homes or in
hospital or care home settings.

Demonstrating
equipment to wheelchair users and their care teams so that they can use the
equipment correctly.
 

For informal
enquiries, or to arrange a visit to the service, please contact John Ferguson,
Workshop Supervisor on.

To obtain a copy of the job description and person specification please click the following link - JM21864 - Wheelchair Service Technician.docx

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st November 2018.

Interviews for this post are to be held on Wednesday 5th December 2018.

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