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Occupational Therapist Job Vacancy

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

To be based primarily at our Midlands based centres, working from our Head Office in Meriden with travel in the region to cover centres in Cannock, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Northampton, Leicester, Oxford and Worcester.

Band 5 or 6 (pay according to level of experience)

Full-time Monday to Friday (37 hours)

To start: ASAP

The Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) are currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Therapist (full-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 administration team. We also offer some paediatric services – child car seat clinic, Bugzi and Tryb4ufly. Our head office is in Meriden with further office bases in Oxford and Manchester, and outreach centres in Wolverhampton, Worcester, Cannock, Northampton, Shrewsbury, Leicester and Hull.

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 (Office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm) or email cjones@rdac.co.uk. Please see our website for more detail on what 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 31st July 2020. Interviews will take place in August.

 

Occupational Therapist Job Vacancy

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

To be based primarily at our Worcester centre, with some travel to Head Office in Meriden

Band 5 or 6 (pay according to level of experience)

Full-time Monday to Friday (37 hours)

To start: ASAP

The Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) are currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Therapist (full-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 administration team. We also offer some paediatric services – child car seat clinic, Bugzi and Tryb4ufly. Our head office is in Meriden with further office bases in Oxford and Manchester, and outreach centres in Wolverhampton, Leamington, Worcester, Cannock, Northampton, Shrewsbury, Leicester and Hull.

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 (Office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm) or email cjones@rdac.co.uk. Please see our website for more detail on what 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 31st July 2020. Interviews will take place in August.

 

ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) Job Vacancy

An exciting and exceptional opportunity has arisen for an ADI at the Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC) – Oxford. We are a small but supportive team and an accredited member of Driving Mobility.

You will be working in a team with an Occupational Therapist to carry out assessments with clients that have a diverse range of medical conditions focusing on both physical vehicle control and cognitive assessment

The role comprises:

1.   Enabling people to remain independent on the road by using problem-solving skills to assess for appropriate adaptations to overcome physical disabilities

2.   Working alongside Occupational Therapists to follow an assessment structure in order to form a recommendation to inform the client, DVLA and Health Professionals

3.   Using reasoning and evaluation skills to assimilate findings, make recommendations and produce written reports

4.   The successful candidate must be a qualified ADI, however no previous experience of driving assessments is necessary as a full induction package and training will be offered

5.   Work will predominantly be in our Oxford Centre, however travel to outreach locations will sometimes be necessary

6.   Hours of work are 22.5 per week over 3 days. A generous annual leave allowance will be provided along with a pension scheme and financial sickness cover

To obtain a full job description and person specification please ring 0300 300 2240 and ask for Steve Dent.  Alternatively, email sdent@rdac.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2020