Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Rehabilitation Engineer

Band 6

Main area
Rehabilitation Engineering
Band 6
Fixed Term - 31-03-2020
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rota
29/01/2019 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Rehabilitation Engineers apply engineering principles and technology in the provision of services to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.

The Rehabilitation Engineering Department provides technical support to Oxfordshire Wheelchair service and the Specialist Disability Service at the Oxford Centre for Enablement.   We are an established manufacturer of custom contour seating and a specialist provider of mobile arm supports.  The wheelchairs and seating systems we provide are individually specified prescriptions which frequently require custom made devices and modifications to enable independence.   The applicant will need to be a degree level Engineer with experience of working in a Rehabilitation Engineering environment.  We are looking for a flexible and professional attitude with the ability to work in the service teams we support.    Applicants will need to be on, or applying to be on, the register of Clinical Technologists or be a registered Clinical Scientist

This position is for an Engineer who is fully skilled in the production of custom made seating from casting to commissioning.  

Please note that this is a one year fixed term contract. 


Closing date : 29th January 2019

Interview date : 7th February 2019


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rick Houghton, Clinical Scientist, at rick.houghton@ouh.nhs.uk