Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a C2 CAREN Operator to join the team at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) at Stanford Hall.

The Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC), which forms a key element of the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) Project, is made up of multi-disciplinary teams encompassing both Civilian and Military staff who deliver concentrated residential rehabilitation for the more complex musculoskeletal disorders and injuries, including complex trauma, rehabilitation following neurological injury or illness and in-patient care for joint and soft tissue disease.

Stanford Hall sits within a 360 acre estate, providing a purpose built facility which has been specifically designed to combine the clinical and accommodation facilities within one complex. The facility will provide state of the art diagnostics such as Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) and MRI on site and will have close links with University of Birmingham Hospital Trust, the main receiving hospital for UK military casualties, facilitating easier joint care provision throughout the complex rehabilitation pathway.

The primary remit of the role is to lead in the operation of a CAREN high end system within a clinical and scientific research driven environment of musculoskeletal, complex trauma, rheumatological and neurological rehabilitation.

The operation of the CAREN will be used to further enhance the world-class rehabilitation and research services offered to military personnel through the development and implementation of the system into routine care.

This position will work in partnership with a CAREN programmer, with whom the operator will work closely with to implement newly developed software into clinical and research applications.

Membership of Professional Body (i.e. ImechE) is desirable.

(Expected start of the post August 2018)

If you are interested in applying for this varied and interesting role then please see the attachments at the bottom of the advert where you will find the full Job description and duties, an overview of the Defence Medical Services (DMS), Full Terms and Conditions (TACOS)instructions on how to write a competence statement and the DMS offer Statement.




Qualifications

BSc/MSc Physiotherapy with HCPC Registration or Bioengineering (Minimum MSc/MEng) or Relevant degree involving elements of Movement Science/Physical Therapy/Biomechanics or equivalent.



Memberships

If applying with a BSc/MSc Physiotherapy, HCPC Registration will be required.


A link to further information and application details can be found here.