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Rehabilitation Engineer - Wheelchairs

Employer
King's College Hospita
Location
GSTT Rehabilitation Centre, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to join London's largest and busiest teaching hospital? Are you an experienced Rehabilitation Engineer and wish to join an established team working in the field of posture and mobility? If so, then this could be the job for you.

We are looking to recruit a Rehabilitation Engineer to work in the South East London area to provide engineering input to the delivery of posture and mobility systems and associated assistive technology based on the specific needs of the client and their environment.

Applicants must have good communication skills, be able to show initiative, be self-motivated and be able to work independently.

An engineering qualification and/or equivalent work-based experience is a requirement.

Applicants must be currently registered as a Clinical Technologist or Clinical Scientist with Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine/Health and Care Professions Council.

Those who are not currently registered may still apply although successful candidate would be expected to undertake the necessary training and development to achieve registration within 24 months from employment. The relevant training and development to achieve registration as a Clinical Technologist will be supported by the Trust. Where this is the case, the successful candidate may be paid using Annex 21 of the Agenda for Change payscale until they have achieved the relevant level of competence and registration.

A full (manual) driving licence is required.

Due to the nature of the patient contact and flexible location, this post will be subject to an enhanced and barred DBS disclosure.

Benefits of working for King's:
  • NHS pension scheme
  • 27 days' holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with length of service
  • Monday - Friday (37.5 hours per week)
  • Continuing professional development (including vocational courses i.e. NVQs etc, apprenticeships etc)
  • Travel season ticket loans
  • Childcare voucher schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Lots of NHS specific high street retailer/restaurant discounts

...and much more.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Tamara Boake

Job title Administrator

Email address tamara.boake@nhs.net

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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
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After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our 'Trac' recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King's transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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