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OT Job in United Kingdom United Kingdom - Yorkshire and the Humber - Leeds

Driver Assessor (Occupational Therapist)  

William Merritt Disabled Living Centre

William Merritt Centre is a registered charity and Social Enterprise based in Leeds, covering the whole of the Yorkshire Region. The Centre offers impartial information, assessments and advice in relation to assistive technology for daily living, including driving ability, driving adaptions and passenger transfer.

We have the opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible and forward thinking professional to join our Driver Assessment Team here in Leeds. The post will be to provide driving assessments at our Leeds Centre. There will be an expectation that the post holder will also support driver assessment services at our satellite services across the region, transport will be provided.

The role will be working predominantly with people who have physical and cognitive impairments, carrying out medical fitness to drive assessments, you will also be working in partnership with an Approved Driving Instructor / Advisor (ADI). The post will provide the opportunity to further develop your clinical skills assessing a variety of clinical conditions, by assessing clients’ ability to continue driving, resume driving or undertake lessons for the first time.

The post holder will need to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills, including writing complex professional reports. It would an advantage to hold a full UK driving license and be physically fit to carry out in-car assessments, and travel in a variety of vehicles. An initial training period will be provided.

To be considered for this role, you must have an up to date HCPC registration and the post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We are ideally looking for a person with 1-2 year’s Occupational Therapy Experience but we would consider training a new graduate. Further training is offered and following approximately 1 years’ experience with the drives team, you will be required to complete a work-based integrated studies programme, Level 4 / 7 Professional Certificate in Driving Assessment and Outdoor Mobility, which will be funded by the Centre.

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Contract Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Company Name:

William Merritt Disabled Living Centre

Contact Name:

Kelly Hudspith

Contact Phone:

0330 400 4454

Job Applications are welcomed from:  Only applicants who already have full registration in: United Kingdom

Desired Minimum Post Grad. Experience: All considered

Listed Date:

30-06-2021 sep Unique Listing Views: 281 sep Total Views: 396

Listing ID: 8856864

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