Job Vacancy - Wheelchair Technical Engineers, Egham
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 11:22
**POSITIONS NOW CLOSED**
Hewerdine are looking for Wheelchair Technical Engineers to work as part of our established team, that service our wheelchair services contracts, national contracts and also private individuals across the UK. As a family run mobility company, we require someone who can work with us to develop and introduce innovative and new concepts into the mobility industry.
We are seeking people with technical engineering skills who are PC literate and have excellent customer relationship skills to enable effective working with adults, children with disabilities and their families as well as co-ordinating with clinical teams and our rehabilitation engineers.
The roles will be based from our Head Office at Egham and you will be required to work extensively across the South of the UK and the Home Counties however also be prepared to travel further afield to client’s homes, clinics and hospitals. The job could entail occasional overnight stays which will be compensated accordingly. Successful applicants must have a full driving licence and be eligible for insurance to drive one of our company vehicles.
Successful applicants must complete an Enhanced CRB Disclosure and be eligible to be approved by the Vetting and Barring Scheme.
- Configure, modify deliver and ensure successful handover of wheelchair equipment to clients
- Repair, modify, service and maintain electric and manual wheelchairs within clients’ homes, clinics, assessments centres and hospitals
- Collect wheelchairs from clients and return to Hewerdine
- Support the repair, modification, service and maintenance of other mobility aids
- Maintain communication with clients, clinicians and suppliers / manufacturers until a project is completed to satisfaction
- Keep records and carry out required administrative tasks for clinical, business and financial reporting
- Maintain product knowledge and advise Wheelchair Engineers on innovations in both mechanical and electronic aspects of mobility and seating equipment
- Attend training as required
- Any other reasonable task required by your manager
- Physically capable of moving and handling wheelchairs and similar sized equipment
- Able to work as an integral part of a team and also to work independently when out on the road and when working with clients
- Effective at managing own time, workloads and priorities
- Demonstrate a professional and respectful attitude
- Strong focus on the customer with a willingness to work collaboratively to find the best solutions to meet specific and unique client needs
- Eager to develop in this job role and keen to continuously learn in order to maintain current knowledge about products and best practice
- Knowledgeable about the technical and mechanical aspects of mobility aids, wheelchairs and seating
- Able to work in both the public and private sectors
For more information on how to apply for this position please write to us at:
Mrs Helen Leese
Or telephone us on 0800 3777 869