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Wheelchair Therapists

June 28, 2019
Manchester, Rotherham or Dudley
Competitive salary with excellent benefits

Are you an occupational therapist, physiotherapist, wheelchair therapist or rehabilitation engineer who is looking for a new opportunity with a world leading rehabilitation provider?

Blatchford is a world leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs. We design and manufacture the multi award-winning Endolite range of lower limb prostheses and provide clinical services to the NHS, military and patients internationally. With 128 years of innovation and expertise behind us, we produce the world’s most advanced microprocessor artificial limbs.

We now have excellent opportunities for Wheelchair Therapists, to join our specialist Wheelchair services and deliver outstanding clinical services to a wide variety of patients.

Based in Manchester, Rotherham or Dudley, you will manage a caseload of patients with complex and specialist needs, planning and implementing appropriate treatment plans, and prescribing clinically appropriate wheelchairs. Working with a highly competent technical team, you will use your clinical skills and judgement, to ensure the wheelchair prescribed meets the patients’ individual needs, supporting them to get busy living!  

Whether you are an experienced occupational therapist or physiotherapist who is looking to transfer your skills into a new, specialist field or whether you are already an experienced wheelchair therapist or rehabilitation engineer who is looking for a new challenge with an excellent employer and patient focussed rehabilitation provider, please apply now!

Some wheelchair experience is highly beneficial though not essential; we also welcome applications from therapists of different disciplines that have worked in manual therapy and are looking to move into wheelchairs. Training will be provided to meet the successful candidate’s needs, CPD is highly encouraged and we have team of wheelchair clinicians, with a wealth of experience, who will provide ‘on the job’ coaching and mentoring.    

All we are looking for is a patient focussed therapist, who is passionate about delivering an excellent clinical service. You will be innovative in your approach to provide your patients with the best possible care, looking for efficient and effective evidence based ways to get the best outcomes for your patients. Collaborating with others, you will share your ideas with the team to improve the service, and you will liaise with other specialists to provide a multi-disciplinary approach throughout the patient’s treatment plan. When you have ‘found your feet’ in wheelchair services, ideally you will be comfortable supervising and mentoring junior members of the team, sharing your skills and expertise to further develop the service.

The successful applicant will be degree qualified in a therapeutic discipline and will be HCPC registered.

We offer competitive packages, excellent benefits and the opportunity to work as an integral part of a developing service. We also have opportunities for full or part time work and on full or fixed term contracts.

How to apply?

If you are interested in joining Blatchford as a wheelchair therapist then please apply now by sending your CV to Laura Mann on . Please specify in your email which location/s you are interested in. If you would like further information about these or any of our available opportunities please email Laura on

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