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Senior OT / Driving Assessor – Derby DriveAbility

Band 6

Main area: Specialist Rehabilitition
Grade: Band 6
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref: 320-CDCS-0633
Site: Derby DriveAbility Royal Derby Hospital
Town: Derby
Salary:  £30,401 – £37,267 pa
Closing date: 05/03/2020 23:59
Interview date: 19/03/2020
There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire.

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

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Vacancy – Driving Advisor (ADI)

Location: Accrington, Lancashire and Salford, Manchester

Hours: 2 days per week (additional hours available)

Benefits: Competitive salary, paid holidays, healthcare policy

Due to service expansion, RDAC has an exciting opportunity for a Driving Advisor.  This is a part time role which will initially be for 2 days per week (Monday and Friday) with scope for increased hours in the future.  The successful candidate will provide assessments from RDAC locations predominantly around Greater Manchester and East Lancashire.  On occasions, this role may also be required to provide holiday cover for RDAC staff in other locations (travel and accommodation expenses will be covered).

As an accredited member of Driving Mobility, RDAC is a successful, forward thinking and established organisation with a number of Assessment Centres throughout the UK.  You will deliver Driving Assessments to clients with a diverse range of medical conditions.  Working as part of an assessment team, together with an Occupational Therapist, you will follow an assessment structure in order to form a recommendation to inform the client, DVLA and Health Professionals. You must be able to work on your own initiative in a busy environment.  The ability to multi-task and demonstrate exceptional organisational skills are essential.  You will liaise regularly with the RDAC administration team to ensure referrals are processed accurately, assessments are delivered effectively, and quality reports are generated. The successful candidate will have good educational standards and must be able to use Microsoft software packages.  You will need to have a good telephone manner and customer relationship skills as dealing with clients both face-to-face and over the telephone is an integral part of this role.

The successful candidate must be a qualified DVSA Approved Driving Instructor.

Previous experience of working with clients with medical conditions and vehicle adaptations is desired but not essential as a full induction package and training will be offered.  You will also be expected to complete an accredited academic qualification within 5 years of employment.

For further details, or to discuss this role please contact Sean Barratt by telephone (0300 300 2240) or email ( )