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Occupational Therapist Job Vacancy – Part-time

An exciting opportunity to work in the charity sector with a great team at the Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC)

To be based at our Manchester centres, predominantly at the A J Bell Stadium.

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: 14.5 – Ideally Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Friday 8.30am to 4pm but negotiable

To start: ASAP

The Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) are currently recruiting for a qualified, HCPC registered, Occupational Therapist (part time) to be involved with assessment and advice for people wishing to drive and/or access vehicles with various health problems and disabilities, working in conjunction with Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) and an administration team. We are ideally looking for someone with previous experience of working with patients/clients with various neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

An induction period is provided with further training on the job and ongoing supervision and professional development. There will also be a mandatory post-graduate certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility to be completed within 5 years of employment.

For further information please contact Steve Dent (Head of Assessments & Training), call: 0121 359 4222 (Office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm) or email sdent@rdac.co.uk. Please see our website for more detail on the work we do as a charity www.rdac.co.uk.

Please contact Steve Dent directly to express your interest with a copy of your CV and detailing why you would like the post, along with relevant work experience.

Closing date for  applications: Friday 6th May 2022.

Interviews will take place on Friday 13th May 2022.

 

Vacancy for Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist

The North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service have a rare and exciting opportunity for a qualified Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join our driving assessment team to conduct assessment of Fitness to Drive and passenger access assessments for people with health related changes to their ability to drive or travel as passengers.

Salary: Dependent upon experience to a maximum of £21.20 per hour

Hours: Full-time or part-time position considered – minimum of 3 days per week

To start: From May 2022

Closing date: Friday 22nd April 2022

Interview date: Monday 9th May 2022

The ability to speak Welsh will be a distinct advantage

Assessment of Fitness to Drive is a dynamic and evolving field so demands a commitment to professional excellence, a proven record of professional development, as well as an ambition to develop your career within a specialist third sector organisation.

You will be an experienced and highly motivated clinician registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and hold a full UK driving licence.

You will have an ability to communicate effectively with service users, health professionals and major stakeholders including DVLA, Motability and the police, as well as having a passion for developing services in line with service user and stakeholder needs.

You will be able to apply your clinical expertise to assess practical function during on-road assessment whilst accompanied by an Approved Driving Instructor, and ideally will have experience of working with a range of neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

Mainly based within our Mobility Centre at Glan Clwyd Hospital, Denbighshire, this is an opportunity to become part of a busy, specialist team of experts in assessment of Fitness to Drive. You will also have opportunity to work within our Chester based service during an ongoing period of expansion and service development.

An induction period is provided with ongoing workplace training to support your professional development in this specialist role. You will also be required to complete a mandatory post-graduate certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility, which will be fully funded as part of your role.

Salary and working hours for this position are negotiable for the right candidate.

For more detail on the services we provide please see: www.wmdas.co.uk and www.drivingmobility.org.uk

For an informal discussion and to request an application form, or arrange to visit our North Wales Centre please contact:

Gary Jones – Centre Manager

North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service & Chester Driveability,

Disability Resource Centre,

Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, LL18 5UJ

Tel: 01745 584858

gpjones@btconnect.com

 

Driving Advisor – South East DriveAbility

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area: Driving
Grade: NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract: Permanent: Paid overtime via KCHFT Bank system
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week (7.5 hours per day Monday-Friday- Part time hours will be considered)
Job ref: 846-4030626-JN
Site: First Floor, Aylesford Logistics Centre, Bellingham Way Aylesford
Salary: £25,655 – £31,534 pro rata per annum
Salary period: Yearly
Closing date: 08/05/2022 23:59
Interview date: 18/05/2022

Job overview

South East DriveAbility (SED) is a service provided by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust.  The service has a unique business model and is supported by an annual grant from the Department of Transport (DfT) and income generated by referrals from GPs, Allied Health Professionals, Motability, DVLA and private clients.

Working from the main office at Aylesford, and reporting to the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, the post holder will provide high quality input into the driving advice and assessment service to clients referred by the Driver Vehicle & Licensing Agency, Motability, Rehabilitation Companies, Access to Work, Public Carriage Office, Health Professionals and self-referring clients.  The assessment process ascertains an individual’s driving ability, vehicle control and vehicle adaptation requirements.  The assessment can take place at the main centre as well as from outreach centres in Kent & East Sussex.
The post holder will also be carrying out driving tuition

Main duties of the job

The post holder will proactively work with an Occupational Therapist in a team setting and, on a pre-arranged basis, will be expected to travel to any Outreach Centres run by SED in the centre’s vehicles (either manual or automatic transmission). This could also involve extended working hours on this day. Overtime will be paid by the KCHFT Bank System. The post holder will be expected to participate and work towards attaining the following: Driving Assessments:  To carry out fitness to drive assessments, adaptation assessments as well as access/passenger assessment.  Driving Tuition/Familiarisation training: Tuition for both Provisional and Full Licence Holder

Additional Working Pattern: 7.5 hours per day Monday-Friday- Part time hours will be considered.

For more information and how to apply, please go to Current vacancies | Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust (kentcht.nhs.uk)

 

Approved Driving Instructor Job Vacancy – Full-time/Part-time

An exciting opportunity to work in the charity sector with a great team at the Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC)

To be based at our Oxfordshire centres, predominantly in Eynsham, Oxford.

Salary: (pay according to level of experience)

Hours: up to 37 – Monday 8.30am to 4.30pm, Friday 8.30am to 4pm

To start: ASAP

The Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) are currently recruiting for a qualified Approved Driving Instructor to be involved with assessment and advice for people wishing to drive vehicles with various health problems and disabilities, working in conjunction with Occupational Therapists and an administration team. We are ideally looking for someone with previous experience of working with clients with various neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

An induction period is provided with further training on the job and ongoing supervision and professional development. There will also be a mandatory post-graduate certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility to be completed within 5 years of employment. For further information please contact Clare Jones (Assessment Team Manager), call 0121 359 4222 or email cjones@rdac.co.uk (Office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm). Please see our website for more detail on the work we do as a charity – www.rdac.co.uk

Please contact me directly to express your interest with a copy of your CV and detailing why you would like the post, along with relevant work experience.

All applications to be received by Friday 6th May 2022.