Rehabilitation Engineering Technician

  • Job Reference: 00043615-1
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2020
  • Employer: NHS Highland
  • Website: https://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk/
  • Location: Inverness, Highland
  • Salary: £22,700 to £24,973
  • Sector: Engineering, Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified technicians for the post of Rehabilitation Technician based at the wheelchair maintenance centre located at Walker Place, Inverness.

The successful candidate will contribute to the repair, modification and maintenance of the full range of mobility, seating and other rehabilitation equipment issued to patients. While based at the maintenance centre, the successful candidate will be required to visit patients at home, school, hospital or nursing homes, therefore a current driving licence is required. Overnight stays will be a requirement of this post to carry out the Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme, which operates on a rotational basis, and occasionally for peripheral clinics.

Applicants must have completed a recognised apprenticeship in an engineering discipline or be qualified to ONC level in an engineering subject. Previous recent experience of working with patients or members of the public and knowledge of assistive technology equipment is desirable.

Informal enquiries to: Alan Fraser, Technical Manager on 01463 221890.